In 1025 Guido of Arezzo invented staff notation. Music had been written before, but this was a better way to write down how music is to be sung. To make it easier for students to learn the notes, he used the first sounds of the […]
Organs are pictured in mosaics and frescoes from as long ago as the 3rd century BCE. They are referred to in ancient plays, poems and other literary references. An organ was discovered with an inscription dating it to 228 CE. It was nearly complete. Only […]
We were driving to the beach on I-26 and we saw a billboard advertising the UFO Welcome Center. We drove past where it said to turn by the time we decided to see it, but believe-it-or-not the GPS knows where it is. We found the […]
Where is Menlo Park? What has it to do with Edison? What does Menlo mean?