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2011-03-23 09:41:55

Decisions on the future of the European space sector were made at ESA’s Council meeting in Paris on 16 and 17 March.

2011-03-22 07:00:00

LONDON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Service-now.com today announced CERN is using SaaS from Service-now.com to deliver evolved, people-centric service management across campus operations.

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2011-03-21 08:43:14

When engineers come up with a super-strong new material for building shipping containers, trucking trailers and aircraft parts, it is a major challenge to simulate its strength and reliability accurately.

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2011-03-20 06:55:00

After three weeks of steady growth in space under the watchful eye of the ESA astronaut Paolo Nespoli, the baby space plants of the Greenhouse in Space project have found a new – and unexpected - travelling companion.

2011-03-07 15:28:27

Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the German Cancer Research Centre (DKFZ), both in Heidelberg, Germany, have developed a new method that uncovers the combined effects of genes.

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2011-03-02 06:45:00

This image of NGC 247 reveals the fine details of this highly inclined spiral galaxy and its rich backdrop.

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2011-02-28 06:20:00

The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected four mission ideas for a launch that is scheduled for sometime in the early 2020s.

2011-02-20 21:41:09

While a world free of nuclear weapons remains a goal for governments around the world, nuclear security constitutes a major challenge for the 21st century, as recognised at the 2010 nuclear security summit in Washington.

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2011-02-17 08:00:00

An Ariane rocket carrying 20 metric tons worth of supplies is en route to the International Space Station (ISS) following a successful launch from French Guiana late Wednesday evening.

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2011-02-16 09:40:00

The nebula Messier 78 takes center stage in this image while the stars powering the bright display take a backseat.


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scriggle
  • To writhe; struggle or twist about with more or less force; wriggle.
  • To scribble, jot.
The word 'scriggle' is likely an alteration of 'wiggle'.
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