Space News Archive - August 06, 2006
The weather outside was frightful: hot, humid and layered with a haze of pollution so thick it seemed it could be cut with a machete -- a perfect day to use balloons and a satellite to monitor some bad air.
Word of the Day
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]