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Mars Express Reveals Climate Evolution On Red Planet
2012-06-07 13:29:39

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com ESA announced on Thursday that Mars Express has taken images of a crater on Mars which may show evidence that the planet underwent fluctuations in its climate due to changes in its rotation axis. ESA's spacecraft used its high-resolution stereo camera at the Arabia Terra region of Mars on June 19, 2011 to image the Danielson and Kalocsa craters. Danielson crater is filled with layered sediments, and within the crater are peculiarly layered buttes, which...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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