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Space News Archive - April 08, 2012

Image 1 - Space Archive, Supernova Named in Honor of Maryland Senator

Both one of the world's largest astronomy archives and a supernova have been named in honor of the US Senator currently serving as the chairwoman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies.

Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.