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Why Is The Sun So Perfectly Round?
2012-08-17 07:40:10

On a summer's day, the sun dominates the sky looking for all the world like a big, round ball of light. Round is exactly what it is, it turns out. It is nearly the roundest object ever measured.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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