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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
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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