The Huygens probe launched by the European Space Agency landed on planet Saturn’s moon, Titan, on 14th January 2005. The probe was named after Christiaan Huygens who had discovered Titan.
Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) created the once popular Altavista Internet search engine. They were also the first computer vendor to launch a public web site at dec.com. Their domain name is the fifth oldest in the world and, at one time, hosted a popular software repository. [more...]