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2002 – SciFi series ‘Firefly’ premiered in US


Firefly is an science fiction television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon, under his Mutant Enemy Productions┬álabel. Whedon served as an executive producer, along with Tim Minear. Continue reading “2002 – SciFi series ‘Firefly’ premiered in US”

2015 – Australia (Politics in Australia 1996-2015)

14 September – On this day

A slight (and I stress slight) glimmer of hope for the people of Australia, as on this day the ruling Liberal (Conservative) government deposed Prime minister Tony Abbott and replaced him with Malcolm Turnbull. Continue reading “2015 – Australia (Politics in Australia 1996-2015)”

2008 – Large Hadron Collider is powered up

10 September – On this day

The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is the world’s largest and most powerful particle collider, the largest, most complex experimental facility ever built, and the largest single machine in the world.┬áThe LHC first went live on 10 September 2008, but initial testing was delayed for 14 months from 19 September 2008 to 20 November 2009, following a magnet quench incident that caused extensive damage to over 50 superconducting magnets, their mountings, and the vacuum pipe. Continue reading “2008 – Large Hadron Collider is powered up”

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