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2015-02-11 16:25:12

29th Annual Awards for New Writer and New Illustrator NEW YORK, Feb.

2014-02-19 12:25:52

Awards for New Writer and New Illustrator NEW YORK, Feb.

2013-02-12 07:48:55

NASA's progress toward a return to deep space missions continues with a new round of upcoming tests on the next-generation J-2X rocket engine, which will help power the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) to new destinations in the solar system.

2013-01-10 05:00:35

Researchers at The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science are participating in an international study aimed at turning marine micro-algae into fuel.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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