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2013-05-13 23:23:40

It has been announced that two lectures will take place in June in conjunction with the exhibition “Out of this World! Jewelry in

NASA Says Russian Meteorite 1000 Times Larger Than Originally Estimated
2013-02-22 14:13:51

Initial reports put last Friday’s (Feb 15) Chebarkul meteorite that exploded over Russia’s Urals region at about 10 tons. But after careful analysis, NASA released new information that puts the meteorite closer to 10,000 tons—1,000 times larger than the estimates size reported by the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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2009-08-11 06:55:00

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has found evidence of a high-speed collision between two burgeoning planets around a young star.

2009-08-10 15:04:31

The U.S.

2008-07-23 21:00:16

MIDDLEBURY, Vt., July 23, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- There is no denying that the Moon has been the centerpiece of humanity's dream to travel in space. In the early 1960s, President John F. Kennedy committed Americans to the Moon before the decade was out.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.