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European High-level Delegations Visit ESO's Paranal Observatory
2013-01-28 11:21:05

Several high-level European delegations visited ESO's Paranal Observatory in northern Chile over the past few days, following the Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States–European Union (CELAC–EU).

2013-01-24 10:08:34

Already nowadays ten per cent or more of the population in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago de Chile is affected by extreme heat or floods.

2012-12-31 05:00:38

Pixel Film Studios Wedding Film, created at Santiago Canyon Mansion, gets Orange County brides attention with over 15,000 views in first week of release. Orange,

2012-08-09 00:50:44

New research from the University of Warwick suggests that Berlin has the best democratic space in the world, topping a list that includes London, Washington and Tokyo.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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