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Space News Archive - April 30, 2010

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The king of 3D, “Avatar” director James Cameron, is helping NASA build a high-resolution camera that will bring 3D technology to the next-generation Mars rover.

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Near-Earth asteroid 2005 YU55 was "imaged" by the Arecibo Radar Telescope in Puerto Rico on April 19.

Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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