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2009-07-15 16:38:22

The U.S. space agency says an engineer at its Jet Propulsion Laboratory will narrate a two-hour TV documentary exploring the possibility of alien life. Gentry Lee, a chief engineer for JPL's solar system missions, will narrate the Discovery Channel documentary that looks at the possibility of alien life from a scientific perspective, including the factors that would be necessary to produce life elsewhere in our galaxy. NASA said Lee was chief engineer for the Galileo spacecraft project from...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'