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2010-10-29 20:17:24

Ellen Baker is an American physician and a NASA astronaut. She was born Ellen Louise Shulman Baker on April 27, 1953 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. She was raised in New York City and graduated from Bayside High School in 1970. She then attended the University at Buffalo and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in geology in 1974. She then enrolled at Cornell University and earned her doctorate...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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