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David W Brown

Writes about: History , Lists

David Brown is coauthor of The Command (John Wiley & Sons, 2012) and Deep State (Wiley, 2013). He is a correspondent for The Atlantic and regular contributor to The Week and mental_floss. He can be found online at http://dwb.io.

7 Surprising Facts About Pluto
Meteor Showers, a Supermoon, and the Solstice: A Guide to the December Night Sky
7 Shining Facts About the Sun
8 Useful Facts About Uranus
11 Things You Might Not Know About the Marine Corps
8 Astounding Facts About the Asteroid Belt
The Mental Floss Guide to the November Night Sky
Look Up! The Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
Inside the Mission to Intentionally Destroy the Cassini Spacecraft
Look Up! 3 Celestial Events to Watch This October
The Autumn Equinox Happens on September 22
9 Essential Facts About Saturn
7 Tips From a Nikon Pro for Photographing the Total Solar Eclipse
Look Up! The Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend
6 Little-Known Facts About Ceres
11 Things You Might Not Know About the Coast Guard
6 Riveting Facts About Mars
Look Up! The Southern Delta Aquariids Meteor Shower Is Here
8 Things You Need to Know About Earth
7 Eye-Opening Facts About Venus
Here's the Closest View of Jupiter's Great Red Spot That Humans Have Ever Seen
7 Hot Facts About Mercury
The Mental Floss Field Guide to Viewing the Solar Eclipse
7 Astounding Facts About Jupiter
Look Up Tonight! Saturn Is Big and Bright, With Rings Tilted Our Way
Much of What We Thought About Jupiter Is Wrong
Look Up! The Eta Aquarid Meteor Shower Is Here
Look Up Tonight! The Lyrids Meteor Shower Is Set to Stun
The Fireball That Killed the Dinosaurs Could Help Us Find Life on Other Planets
New 'Super-Earth' Exoplanet May Have Water—and Life
10 Things You Might Not Know About the Korean War
How Will the Europa Lander Search for Life?
Look Up! Jupiter Is Close, Bright, and Showing Its Stripes
Look Up! Tonight Is Your Big Chance to See Little Mercury
Watch Live as SpaceX Launches Its First Reused Rocket
10 Everyday Innovations That Came From NASA Research
Comet 67P Transformed as It Approached the Sun
Siberian Hamster Testicles are Growing, Which Means the Vernal Equinox is Here
5 Teams Aim for the Moon This Year—and the $20 Million Google Lunar XPrize
Look Up! A 'Ring of Fire' Eclipse Blazes the Southern Hemisphere
The Strange Life and Mysterious Death of Kim Jong-nam, Kim Jong-un's Brother
10 Weird Planetary Phenomena Discovered by Amateur Astronomers
Look Up! It's the Snow Moon Lunar Eclipse Comet Spectacular
6 Immigrant Success Stories from Newly Banned Nations
Hubble Captures Incredible View of Galaxy-Sized Maser
Look Up! Venus Will Be Bright and a Little Strange Tonight
NASA Wants to Make a Mobile Water Factory on the Moon
A Group of Suitcase-Sized Satellites Will Transform Hurricane Tracking
Look Up! The Ursid Meteor Shower Is an Early Holiday Present
Look Up Again! The Final Supermoon of 2016 Rises Tonight
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