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2005-08-19 14:20:29

A U of T scientist has found unexpectedly "Ëœyoung' material in meteorites "“ a discovery that breaks open current theory on the earliest events of the solar system. A paper published today in the August issue of Nature reports that the youngest known chondrules "“ the small grains of mineral that make up certain meteorites "“ have been identified in the meteorites known as Gujba and Hammadah al Hamra. Researchers who have studied chondrules generally agree that...

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2005-08-18 14:46:17

Toronto -- A U of T scientist has found unexpectedly "Ëœyoung' material in meteorites "“ a discovery that breaks open current theory on the earliest events of the solar system. A paper published today in the August issue of Nature reports that the youngest known chondrules "“ the small grains of mineral that make up certain meteorites "“ have been identified in the meteorites known as Gujba and Hammadah al Hamra. Researchers who have studied chondrules generally...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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