Space News Archive - April 08, 2012
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
- A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.