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Space News Archive - May 28, 2012

Texas-Sized Planetarium Plans Underway In Austin

Everything is bigger in Texas, but some things in the state just have to be the biggest. In the latest news, the state capital, Austin, will be earning itself the award of having the largest planetarium in Texas.

Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]