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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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Science in the modern world has many uses; its chief use, however, is to provide long words to cover the errors of the rich.

- G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936)
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