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Space News Archive - December 12, 2010

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Most meteor showers come from comets, which spew ample meteoroids for a night of 'shooting stars,' but the Geminids are different.

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.