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2005-10-28 18:55:00

JPL -- Nowadays, much of the universe's matter seems to be organized, as stars, solar systems, galaxies, and galaxy clusters are familiar sights of the local universe. However this was not always the case. According to the Big Bang theory, the universe was created approximately 13.7 billion years ago when a singular point exploded, unleashing energy and the fabric of space and time. Galaxies did not exist in this primordial universe and the extreme temperatures kept matter from condensing....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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