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2012-10-05 23:04:14

Professor Filippenko shares his Blue Angels flight experience with the public to promote the importance of math and science curricula as core drivers of technology and medical innovation.


Word of the Day
fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]