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The Song Of The Earth Captured And Sampled By Twin NASA Spacecraft
2012-10-01 07:53:45

[Watch The Video] [Listen to EarthSong] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Earth is filled with many sounds and no matter where you go it is inescapable. From the roar of the city streets, to the ever-pleasing sounds of nature, and the endless commotion of human chatter. But there is one sound that most of us have never heard: the sound of the Earth itself. The sound (or song) is called “chorus,” explains Craig Kletzing of the University of Iowa....

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.