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On this day, John Glenn became the first US astronaut to orbit Earth. Look back at how it was reported in the news at the time. On 20 February 19... See more

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Grains of volcanic rock added to soil make it more fertile, protect crops from pests and diseases, and capture carbon dioxide... See more
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