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WMAP Final Results Released
2012-12-22 05:47:09

The researchers in charge of an award-winning space mission that set out to collect fundamental measurements of the universe have announced they will be releasing their final results after nearly a decade of work.

2012-12-11 05:03:32

The Housekeeping Services Unit of the University of Maryland’s Facilities Management organization has achieved Green Seal™ GS-42 Certification. Washington,

2012-12-02 05:04:48

A new website designed to connect Maryland citizens with their elected officials will unveil its soft launch on December 1 for around 50 elected officials and stakeholders College


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.