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2014-04-29 23:10:59

Continuing commitment to develop cultural exchange program that connects families and au pairs worldwide. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 AuPairCare,

2014-03-31 23:03:34

For parents who have never interviewed a childcare provider, the responsibility can seem daunting.

orbit diagram for the outer solar system
2014-03-27 03:59:31

Scientists have redefined the edge of the Solar System with the discovery of a new distant dwarf planet, one of thousands of distant objects believed to have formed in the inner Oort cloud..

2014-01-31 23:01:22

Choosing a childcare provider is an important decision.

2013-08-31 23:01:21

Lulled by the lazy days of summer, we forget how busy the back-to-school time can be and find ourselves wishing for a few extra hours in the day and an extra set of hands.

Stellar Alignment Allows Opportunity To Find Planets Near Proxima Centauri
2013-06-04 08:55:53

Besides our own Sun, the red dwarf star Proxima Centauri is the nearest star to Earth. As such, astronomers have sought to determine if planets orbit the tiny object.

Transit Of Venus Videos Unveiled
2012-09-28 22:11:26

New movies of the transit of Venus that took place earlier this year clearly show the parallax effect that makes the event so important to scientists.

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2009-04-21 08:19:12

An international team of scientists has found that giant exoplanets orbiting very close to their stars could lose a quarter of their mass during their lifetime.

2005-12-15 16:05:00

A distant object named Buffy has been spotted circling the sun far beyond Neptune in a strange tilted orbit that is making some astronomers question how the outer reaches of the solar system formed.

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2005-04-05 19:20:00

When the distant planetoid Sedna was discovered on the outer edges of our solar system, it posed a puzzle to scientists. Sedna appeared to be spinning very slowly compared to most solar system objects, completing one rotation every 20 days.


Word of the Day
donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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