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2007-04-12 17:01:09

So begins a night of Mars-watching at NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility atop Hawaii's dormant Mauna Kea volcano. Here, astronomers work by night to discover things that can't be seen by day.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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