Space News Archive - March 31, 2004
Astronomers have obtained the first direct evidence that the Andromeda galaxy is a cannibal.Royal Astronomical Society -- An international team of astronomers has used the UK's 2.5-m Isaac Newton Telescope on La Palma in the Canary Islands to map the Andromeda Galaxy (otherwise known as M31) and a large area of sky all around it.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).