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2014-06-01 02:30:27

Karen C. Fox, NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center [ Watch the Video: A First For IRIS: Observing A Gigantic Solar Eruption ] A coronal mass ejection, or CME, surged off the side of the sun on May 9, 2014, and NASA's newest solar observatory caught it in extraordinary detail. This was the first CME observed by the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS, which launched in June 2013 to peer into the lowest levels of the sun's atmosphere with better resolution than ever before. Watch...

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2009-05-27 11:45:00

Kansas City Royals Manager Trey Hillman has been suspended for one game following his ejection from a game this week. Major League Baseball Vice President Bob Watson said Wednesday Hillman would miss one game and was fined an undisclosed amount for inappropriate actions during Monday's game. Managers cannot appeal suspensions, so Hillman was to miss the Royals' game Wednesday against Detroit. Hillman was ejected in the eighth inning of Monday's 13-1 loss to Detroit after a strikeout by Kansas...

2009-03-20 13:12:00

WASHINGTON, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Three nights ago, Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers complained to all who cared to listen that NBA referee Bill Kennedy "stared and goaded" him into an emotional on-court tirade that resulted in his second technical foul and ejection from the game. For his lack of self-control and professionalism, the NBA yesterday fined Rivers $25,000 and upheld the technical foul and ejection. The league also fined Kennedy for the supposedly dirty look he gave to...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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