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2010-03-24 13:25:00

Astronomers have long known that in many surveys of the very distant Universe, a large fraction of the total intrinsic light was not being observed.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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