In 1698, Captain Langford shared how one indigenous Caribbean person predicted hurricanes 14 days in advance.
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Einstein's theory of relativity presented a direct challenge to the notion of ether.
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Despite years of study, it is only since the 1980s that a theory of the moon's origin has coalesced.