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Apple´s announcement this week for a 1,300 acre solar farm strengthened Apple´s commitment to becoming a 100% renewable energy company. Not only will it provide the power for Apples new campus and shelter them from the ever increasing costs of brown energy, but it represents the astute and progressive success Tim Cook has reaped as CEO of the worlds best known phone and tablet manufacturer. 584 more words
The Australian Museum acquired its Cook Collection in 1894 from the Government of New South Wales. At that time the collection consisted of 115 artefacts collected on Cook’s three voyages throughout the Pacific Ocean, during the period 1768–1780, along with documents and memorabilia related to these voyages. 1,647 more words
This post continues the one from yesterday, which introduced Captain James Cook.
Voyages of Exploration
First Voyage (1768–71)
In 1766 the Royal Society engaged Cook to travel to the Pacific Ocean to observe and record the transit of Venus across the Sun. 2,470 more words