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Space News Archive - February 13, 2007

China on Tuesday called for talks on a space weapons treaty, a day after its defense minister reportedly said the country had no plans for a repeat of last month's test of an anti-satellite weapon.

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A brand new image taken with Hubble’s Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 shows the planetary nebula NGC 2440 - the chaotic structure of the demise of a star.

Having boldly gone where no spud has before, Chinese space potatoes are now the latest culinary fad to hit the country's ultra-trendy commercial hub of Shanghai.

Word of the Day
overword
  • To say in too many words; to express verbosely.
  • To express in too many words: sometimes used reflexively.
  • The leading idea or a repeated phrase, as of a song or ballad; the refrain; burden.
The word 'overword' comes from over- +‎ word.