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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
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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