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2005-06-29 06:45:00

Everyone knows the Vatican is interested in Heaven but it may come as a surprise to some that it is also interested in the heavens. In a sleepy lakeside village away from the noise and haste of Rome, the Vatican is helping to train tomorrow's astronomers -- regardless of their religious beliefs.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.