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Space News Archive - March 26, 2004

Clark Planetarium experts will show off an unusual planetary alignment Saturday from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All five of the non- Earth planets easily visible to the naked eye will be spread across the sky at the same time.

Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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