Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - July 16, 2012
NASA's newest member to the Mars rover family is nearing the end of its journey through space, but its hurdles are all but over.
Word of the Day
- The navel or umbilicus.
- In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
- A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.