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2003-09-07 06:00:00

Inspired partly by science fiction, NASA scientists are seriously considering space elevators as a mass-transit system for the next century.Science@NASA -- "Yes, ladies and gentlemen, welcome aboard NASA's Millennium-Two Space Elevator.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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