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2011-04-20 08:45:25

One of the primary science goals of MESSENGER is to study Mercury’s very thin atmosphere, or exosphere.

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2010-08-16 12:35:00

Imagine floating 35,000 miles above the sunny side of Earth.

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2009-10-23 14:29:18

Right now, the Moon is a ghost town. Nothing stirs. Here and there, an abandoned Apollo rover — or the dusty base of a lunar lander — linger as silent testimony to past human activity.


Word of the Day
dwale
  • The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
  • A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
  • To mutter deliriously.
The word 'dwale' comes from an Old English word meaning 'error, doubt, delusion.'
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