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2008-11-17 12:32:21

A new nano satellite mission, called 'Firefly,' sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and led by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md will explore the relationship between lightning and these sudden bursts, called Terrestrial Gamma Ray Flashes (TGFs).


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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.