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Strong darkening observed around the equator of Vega suggests that the fifth brightest star in Earthâ€™s sky has a huge temperature difference of 4,000 degrees Fahrenheit from its cool equatorial region to its hot poles.
Word of the Day
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.