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2009-06-11 10:32:32

A lunar eclipse helped a group of international scientists take a snapshot of earth’s chemical fingerprint, which could help to identify planets most similar to earth where life may be thriving.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.