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Space News Archive - May 15, 2011

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Astronomers are now listening to the skies for the existence of ETs using a massive radio telescope in West Virginia to scan for signs of alien life.

Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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