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Animal Subjects Return After A Month In Space
2013-05-20 04:30:21

A Russian capsule carrying animals and biological experiments successfully returned to Earth on Sunday after spending nearly a month in space, various media outlets have reported.

2013-05-14 23:32:36

DSI Technology Used to Study Mice in Russian Space Mission St.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.