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Fraser
2010-May-11, 01:20 AM
As the space shuttle crew arrived at Kennedy Space Center for Thursday's scheduled launch of the STS-132 mission, already on board space shuttle Atlantis is a piece of physicist Sir Isaac Newton's apple tree. A 4-inch-long wood sample from the original tree that supposedly inspired Newton's theory of gravity, along with a picture of [...]

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