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Researchers Develop World's Lightest Material
2011-11-18 04:47:43

A team of researchers from UC Irvine, HRL Laboratories and the California Institute of Technology have developed the world’s lightest material – with a density of 0.9 mg/cc – about one hundred times lighter than Styrofoam™.

Ocean Temps Can Predict Amazon Fire Season Severity
2011-11-12 05:28:06

By analyzing nearly a decade of satellite data, a team of scientists has created a model that can successfully predict the severity and geographic distribution of fires in the Amazon rain forest and the rest of South America months in advance.

2011-09-23 13:00:00

Lawsuit filed against UC school system for charging California residents higher tuition rates because these student residents use financial aid that comes from out of state family members


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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