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2008-02-10 15:38:21

Scientists hope that a new supercomputer being built by Syracuse University's Department of Physics may help them identify the sound of a celestial black hole.

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2005-12-08 14:01:54

Software piracy is rampant and hampering economic growth, and it is increasingly in the hands of organized groups which are regarded as legitimate businesses in some countries, a survey said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.