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2010-11-24 14:30:57

New NASA images support findings that one of Jupiter's stripes that "disappeared" last spring is now showing signs of a comeback.

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2009-07-20 19:20:00

Scientists have found evidence that another object has bombarded Jupiter, exactly 15 years after the first impacts by the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9.

2009-01-15 13:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A team of NASA and university scientists has achieved the first definitive detection of methane in the atmosphere of Mars.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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