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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013.
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Google doodle celebrates Copernicus

Google doodle celebrates Copernicus

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Google's latest search page "doodle" marks the anniversary of the birth of Nicolaus Copernicus, the astronomer who discovered Earth revolves around the sun.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012.
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New elements join the periodic table

LONDON, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Chemistry students bent on memorizing the periodic table of elements have three new names to commit to memory, scientists meeting in Britain said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 19, 2010.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 19, 2009.
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DNA confirms remains of Copernicus

UPPSALA, Sweden, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- DNA from strands of hair found in a 16th century book confirm human remains uncovered in Poland belong to astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008.
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The Almanac

UPI almanac for Monday, Feb. 19, 2007.
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The Almanac

Today is Sunday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2006 with 315 to follow.
By United Press International

Remains may be that of Copernicus

FROMBORK, Poland, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A computer-generated reconstruction of a skull and partial remains discovered in Frombork, Poland, appears to resemble portraits of Nicolaus Copernicus.

The Almanac

Today is Saturday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2005 with 315 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2004 with 316 to follow.
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The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 19, the 50th day of 2003 with 315 to follow.
By United Press International

Of Human Interest: News-lite

NEANDERTHALS WERE NUTS ABOUT NUTS The remains of seven types of 78,000-year-old nuts have been found at the Gesher Benot Ya'aqov site in Israel's Hula Valley.
PENNY NELSON BARTHOLOMEW, United Press International
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