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After a 50-year quest to better understand space weather and Earth's Van Allen Radiation Belts, New Jersey Institute of Technology scientist Louis J. Lanzerotti will once again see his dream rocket into space on August 23, 2012.
Word of the Day
- 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."]