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The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS), the UKâ€™s voice for professional astronomers and geophysicists today announced the recipients of the Societyâ€™s medals and awards for 2011.
Word of the Day
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.