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Space News Archive - May 05, 2004

Cambridge, MA -- When the European dark ages ended with the coming of the Renaissance in the 14th century, society was illuminated by new "stars" of science, art and literature like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Giotto, and Dante.

Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.