Old 18th Dec 2003, 06:12
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Bre901

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Mr D

After an exhausting research (15 minutes on Google) I did not find any use for heavy water (discovered in the early 1930s) except nuclear research (which was booming in those years).

Biography of the discoverer

Back to more pointless subjects please :

Did you know that Giovanni da Verazzano was serving the king of France when he discovered a bay on the east coast of northern America in 1524?

Before being called Nieuw Amsterdam, the place used to be known as "La Nouvelle Angouleme".

Always something new, that is ...
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