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Help NASA Hunt For Life On Mars
2011-09-28 12:00:34

On Monday, NASA called on citizens to help find signs of life on Mars using a new science website called MAPPER. The website is part of the Pavilion Lake Research Project (PLRP), which has been investigating the underwater environment of Pavilion and Kelly Lake in British Columbia, Canada. Scientists believe understanding freshwater carbonate formations known as microbialites that thrive in Pavilion and Kelly Lake could help give science a better understanding of where to look for life...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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