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SOFIA in Lufthansa Technik Hangar

SOFIA in Lufthansa Technik Hangar

NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) is shown inside the cavernous Lufthansa Technik hangar in Hamburg, Germany where it was scheduled to undergo major inspections and maintenance over a...
Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.
Quote of the Day
Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species.

- Konrad Lorenz (1903 - 1989), Austrian ethologist.
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