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Sweeping Arches and Loops

Sweeping Arches and Loops

Two active regions with their intense magnetic fields produced towering arches and spiraling coils of solar loops above them (June 29 - July 1, 2014) as they rotated into view. When viewed in extreme ultraviolet light,...
Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.
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Science is intimately integrated with the whole social structure and cultural tradition. They mutually support one other only in certain types of society can science flourish, and conversely without a continuous and healthy development and application of science such a society cannot function properly.

- Talcott Parsons (1902 - 1979)
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