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Saint Elmo Brady (December 22, 1884 - December 25, 1966) was the first African American to obtain a Ph.D. degree in chemistry in the United States, which he earned in 1916 from the University of Illinois. He taught at Tuskegee, Fisk, Howard and Tougaloo, and was the first African American admitted to Phi Lambda Upsilon, the chemistry honor society. #TodayInBlackHistory
Born sometime in the distant past, Comet Lovejoy was supposed to incinerate as it came within 87,000 miles (140,000 km) of the sun, but defied the odds to continue its long journey through space. As the International Space Station passed Madagascar on December 22, 2011, so did the Comet that could.