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Light Pollution Subject Of New Film
2012-08-29 04:47:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The International Dark-Sky Association and Loch Ness Productions are giving attendees of the International Astronomical Union Congress in Beijing a sneak peak of a full dome video on light pollution called "Losing the Dark." The video showing at the Beijing Planetarium on August 29 is a public service announcement that will give onlookers important facts about light pollution. "Our team designed the show to emphasize some of the...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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