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2011-01-19 09:27:52

One of the most important predictions of Einstein's theory of General Relativity is the existence of black holes.

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2009-02-24 09:32:07

The rotating black hole has been described as one of nature's most perfect objects.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.