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The Times
  • Morning Minutes for Tuesday, January 8

  • Today’s Featured Birthday Musician Elvis Presley (78?) Word of the Day Frugal fru-gal (adjective) Characterized by or reflecting economy in use of resources. — www.merriam-webster.com Website...
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  • Word of the Day
    Frugal fru-gal (adjective) Characterized by or reflecting economy in use of resources. — www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Physics.org: Your guide to physics on the web
    http://www.physics.org
    Run by the Physics in Society team at the Institue of Physics, this website aims to spark an interest in physics in visitors of all ages. Look up answers to your burning physics questions, play games or browse features such as “Cheers Physics” which explains the physics of beer.
    Number to Know
    1609: Year Galileo invented a version of the refracting telescope, which allowed him to observe stars and planets.
    This Day in History
    January 8, 1642: Galileo Galilei, called the “father of modern astrology,” dies in Italy at age 77.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Elvis Presley (78?)
    Daily Quote
    “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former.” — Albert Einstein
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