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Planetary Dance In The Sunset Sky
2013-05-24 04:15:11

Fans of stargazing are in for a treat this weekend. Over the next several days the planets, Venus, Jupiter, and Mercury will approach each other in the fading sunlight to form a triple conjunction – where three bodies appear to converge in the sky.

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2010-06-15 07:19:28

We got some super-creative ideas from people on the NASAJPL Facebook page when we asked this question: "Planning a summer trip? Talk to your friends and family -- if you could design your dream space vacation, where would you go?"

2009-06-01 10:13:00

LONDON, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unusual collaboration, globe trotting conductor Charles Hazlewood, 'the face of classical music on the BBC' (Daily Telegraph) and Deborah Meaden, investor and star of Dragons' Den, have announced a weekend of world-class, classical music with a high octane, contemporary twist.

2006-08-30 03:10:00

British composer Colin Matthews has more reason than most to mourn the demotion of Pluto from planet to mere "dwarf planet."

2006-08-30 03:10:00

By Mike Collett-White VENICE (Reuters) - British


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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