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2010-10-18 13:20:00

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Peter Aiken, CEO and founding director of Data Blueprint, associate professor of information systems at Virginia Commonwealth University, and president of DAMA International, received the 2010 International Stevens Award on Oct.

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2008-06-04 13:20:00

Scientists working at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., have concocted an innovative recipe for giant telescope mirrors on the Moon. To make a mirror that dwarfs anything on Earth, just take a little bit of carbon, throw in some epoxy, and add lots of lunar dust.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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