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Hi there, this is a great article, but I wanted to point out that the first sentence:
At every given point in time there are two points on the equator of the Earth that have the same temperature.
is probably not what you intended, since it's much more trivially true and not very impressive. I'm assuming you meant to write something like this:
At every given point in time there are two DIAMETRICALLY OPPOSED points on the equator of the Earth that have the same temperature.