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2008-03-31 15:55:00

Astronomers have spied a faraway star system that is so unusual, it was one of a kind -- until its discovery helped them pinpoint a second one that was much closer to home.

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2007-05-01 15:38:34

NASA's Galaxy Evolution Explorer is celebrating its fourth year in space with some of M81's "hottest" stars.


Word of the Day
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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