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Space News Archive - February 09, 2007

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Giant electrical circuits power the auroras, forming arcs in high-latitude regions like Scandinavia. New results provide insight into the source of the difference between the two types of electrical circuits.

Within the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) framework, sustainable management of forests is recognised as an important challenge - one objective that will be addressed with the planned Sentinel-2 mission.

Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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