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2011-05-21 00:01:24

For many decades, researchers tried to formulate theories—such as the String Theory—to account for flaws in the Standard Model of the element, whose spherical design could not account for gravity.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.