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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
zareba
  • An improvised stockade; especially, one made of thorn bushes, etc.
  • A village protected by such a structure.
The word 'zareba' comes from an Arabic word meaning 'cattle pen'.
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Although we humans tend to abhor chaos and avoid it whenever possible, nature uses chaos in remarkable ways to create new entities, shape events, and hold the Universe together.

- John Briggs and F. David Peat
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