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2004-12-01 07:41:39

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- NASA has awarded control of its DC-8 research aircraft to the Upper Midwest Space Consortium at the University of North Dakota, a move officials say will create new jobs at the university and give it added national prestige. The plane will be stationed at Grand Forks Air Force Base during a five-year partnership, starting in March, Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., said Tuesday. "UND now has the opportunity to be part of scientific research on the global scale," he said,...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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