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2010-01-25 15:45:10

What would life be like without the laser?

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2009-06-10 10:10:00

A massive bright reddish star in the Orion constellation has mysteriously shrunk by over 15 percent in the last 15 years.


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."]