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2009-01-28 10:41:00

GREENBELT, Md., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Lunar Science Institute selected a proposal to investigate the sun's influence on the moon submitted by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The basic science research supports NASA's human exploration of the moon. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) "Many people think of the moon as dead, but if you look with a different pair of glasses - at the atomic level - it is very active," said Dr....


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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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