He didn’t need advice
Once Mozart was approached by a young man, who was interested in Mozart’s advice on how to compose a symphony. Since he was still very young, Mozart recommended that he should start by ___WRITING___ ballads. ___SURPRISINGLY___, the young man responded, “But you wrote symphonies when you were only ten years old.” “But I ___DID_NOT_HAVE___ to ask,” countered Mozart.
Why do the Chinese call the Yellow River in China “China’s Sorrow”?
The Huang He, or Yellow River, in China is called “China’s Sorrow” by the Chinese themselves. Since long ago, flooding ___HAVE_BEEN___ a serious problem. The ___WORST___, most sorrowful flood on record happened in 1931. The waters began to rise in July, and by November of that year, more than 40,000 square miles had been flooded, ___LEAVING___ 80 million people homeless.
Who discovered radioactivity?
Marie Curie’s discovery of two naturally radioactive elements, polonium and radium, made headline news. However, her real discovery was that atoms ___WERE_NOT___ small solid balls and that there must be even ___SMALLER___ particles inside them. This discovery opened the door to all atomic and subatomic research and even to the splitting of the atom.
Curie carried out her research with radioactive elements before the dangers of radioactivity ___WERE_UNDERSTOOD___. She suffered from radiation sickness for most of her adult life. Indeed, for many years after her death, her notebooks were still highly radioactive.