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Heart Of Space Mission LISA Pathfinder Successfully Tested, Ready For Launch
2013-06-05 14:13:03

The optical bench of the LISA Pathfinder (LPF) mission passed with flying colors extensive testing at the Institute for Gravitational Research (IGR) at the University of Glasgow.

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2010-08-13 06:55:00

Three citizen scientists have discovered a new radio pulsar hidden in data gathered by the Arecibo Observatory.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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