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Art And Science Collide in New Solar Imaging Technique
2012-07-22 07:05:56

[ Watch the Video ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In what can be described as a melding of astronomy and post-Impressionist art, one NASA solar scientist has developed a new technique that uses bright, bold colors to share information about the heating and cooling of various parts of the sun. Nicholeen Viall of the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland innovated this new method, which uses various hues splashed across a yellow background...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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