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Dark Energy Camera Dedication Amping Up Next Week
2012-11-02 12:51:23

Today marks the 50th anniversary celebration of Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO), while next week is the dedication of a new instrument for the observatory.

Gemini Observatory Takes Sharpest Ground-Based Images Ever Of Pluto And Charon
2012-09-27 06:55:03

Pluto, the dwarf planet (ex-number-nine), and its larger companion Charon, recently posed for astronomers.

2011-03-03 05:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gemini Mobile Technologies ("Gemini") released a Real-Time Log Processing System based on Flume and Cassandra ("Flume-Cassandra Log Processor") as open source today.

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2011-02-25 11:55:00

When two galaxies merge to form a giant, the central supermassive black hole in the new galaxy develops an insatiable appetite.

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2010-06-29 09:59:28

A planet about eight times the mass of Jupiter has been confirmed to orbit a Sun-like star that's some 300 times farther from its own star than Earth is from its sun.

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2010-04-06 09:15:00

As our telescopes grow more powerful, astronomers are uncovering objects that defy conventional wisdom.

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2009-09-15 14:19:11

Less than two months after they inaugurated the world’s largest telescope, University of Florida astronomers have used one of the world’s most advanced telescopic instruments to gather images of the heavens.

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2009-08-12 14:20:00

Ground-based telescope captures first visual images of storm clouds over the tropics of Saturn's largest moon.


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donative
  • A gift; a largess; a gratuity; a present; a dole.
The word 'donative' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to give'.
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