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Top 10 Famous Memory Masters

10: Nikola Tesla (1856 – 1943) A prolific physicist and engineer best known for developing the alternating current (AC) electrical system still used today. Tesla had a "photographic memory" and rarely found it necessary to write anything down. It's said…
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Countdown to the galactic census

On 19 December 2013, Europe's billion-star surveyor is due to be launched into space where it will embark on its mission to create a highly accurate 3D map of our galaxy. By repeatedly observing a billion stars, with its billion-pixel…
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