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Lasting Propulsion And High Speeds For Deep Space Missions Provided by NEXT
2013-09-09 12:11:13

Ion propulsion used to exist only in the imagination of science fiction writers.


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'.