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2009-08-17 12:35:00

NASA scientists have discovered glycine, a fundamental building block of life, in samples of comet Wild 2 returned by NASA's Stardust spacecraft.

2009-07-21 07:34:00

LOS ANGELES, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab (BPAL) presents "Sunbird," a numbered, limited edition chapbook of Neil Gaiman's acclaimed short story, with new art by Julie Dillon. Each chapbook comes with a 5ml bottle of Sunbird perfume oil blend from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab.

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2009-04-21 08:23:54

An international team of scientists has found some of the most primitive matter containing abundant interstellar material analyzed to date amongst dust particles collected from the upper atmosphere by NASA aircraft.

2009-01-13 11:52:00

Stardust-NExT on Its Way to Explore Comet Tempel 1 DENVER, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan.

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2008-11-17 08:55:00

Scientists are tracking the violent convulsions in the giant cloud of gas and dust that gave birth to the solar system four and a half billion years ago via a few tiny particles from comet Wild 2.

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2008-10-13 15:10:00

When comet Holmes unexpectedly erupted in 2007, professional and amateur astronomers around the world turned their telescopes toward the spectacular event. Their quest was to find out why the comet had suddenly exploded.

2008-09-29 16:05:00

The U.S. space agency's Stardust space capsule is to go on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington. The capsule will join the collection of flight icons in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington. The capsule will go on display Oct.

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2008-09-25 17:35:25

Having returned the world's first particles from a comet, NASA's Stardust sample return capsule will join the collection of flight icons in the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington.

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2008-08-02 11:40:00

Researchers have created a 3D image of a material referred to as "liquid smoke."

2008-07-27 15:00:30

Rating: 8 Upon reflection of Paul Weller's respectable career, it makes little sense why he would feel any incentive to release a sprawling album like "22 Dreams," the lengthiest and arguably most stylistically diverse album of his 30-plus-year span as a songwriter.


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2004-10-19 04:45:41

Comet -- A comet is a small body from the outer reaches of the solar system similar to an asteroid but composed of ice. Often described as "dirty snowballs," they are composed largely of carbon dioxide ice, methane ice, and water ice with a mixture of dust and small stony aggregates mixed in. Comets are thought to be small pieces of debris left over from the formation of the solar system, representing a sample of the original composition of the nebula that condensed to form the Sun and all...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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