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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
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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