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2015-03-18 08:21:16

Unique plating process maintains thermal stability of retro reflector NEW YORK, March 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dark Matter is a mystery; so named since it is known only by its effect

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2010-06-03 15:14:27

A Soviet robot lost on the dusty plains of the Moon for the past 40 years has been found again, and it is returning surprisingly strong laser pulses to Earth.

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2005-03-05 05:35:00

Thirty-five years after Moon-walking astronauts placed special reflectors on the lunar surface, scientists have used these devices to test Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity to unprecedented accuracy. The findings may help to explain physical laws of the universe and benefit future space missions.


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dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.