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Peeping Mimas

Peeping Mimas

Saturn's moon Mimas peeps out from behind the larger moon Dione in this view from the Cassini spacecraft. Mimas (246 miles, or 396 kilometers across) is near the bottom center of the image. Saturn's rings are also...
Word of the Day
thropple
  • The throttle or windpipe.
  • To throttle; strangle.
The origin of this word is obscure. It is too early to be an alteration of 'throttle.'
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Every attempt to employ mathematical methods in the study of chemical questions must be considered profoundly irrational and contrary to the spirit of chemistry if mathematical analysis should ever hold a prominent place in chemistry

- an aberration which is happily almost impossible

- it would occasion a rapid and widespread degeneration of that science.

- Auguste Comte
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