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2009-02-02 09:25:00

GREENBELT, Md., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Astronomical Society recently announced prizes for distinction in astronomy and astrophysics for 2009, and an astrophysicist at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.