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Curiosity Rover Drills For A Second Time On Martian Rock
2013-05-20 14:39:59

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A little more than three months ago NASA´s Curiosity rover drilled into the Martian surface for the first time, collecting a sample from a rock called “John Klein.” On Sunday, Curiosity was at it again, this time drilling into the “Cumberland” rock. Portions of the drill sample should be delivered to Curiosity´s onboard laboratory for further analysis in the coming days, according to a NASA...

2008-09-09 03:00:23

Lawsuits that challenged Randolph College's decisions to go coed and to sell valuable artwork have been resolved, but they apparently are having a lingering effect. The school's enrollment this fall is the lowest in about four decades, and officials say that's because prospective students were confused about the school's future. "The lawsuits definitely impacted our enrollment because of the uncertainty they brought," spokeswoman Brenda Edson said. The private Lynchburg liberal arts...

2008-07-29 15:00:49

Ads for teenage products that depict sexual behavior blur the lines between what is acceptable and what is not, a U.S. researcher said. John Chapin, an associate professor of communications at Penn State University, said television shows and advertising have a built in cool factor which invites mimicry, ABC News reported Tuesday. It's promoting a lifestyle and making something more glamorous, Chapin said. Shows like Gossip Girl and ads for American Apparel have pushed sexual themes...


Word of the Day
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.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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