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Orbits

orbit 1. (Science: astronomy) The path described by a heavenly body in its periodical revolution around another body; as,... Read More

Ethmoid air cells

Definition noun The numerous tiny-walled, fluid-filled cells that lie in the ethmoid bone of the skull (i.e. specifically... Read More

Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe by P. Ward & D. Brownlee

Rare Earth: Why Complex Life is Uncommon in the Universe      ... Read More

Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries

 Death by Black Hole: And Other Cosmic Quandaries      ... Read More

Sun

sun (Science: botany) See sunn. 1. The luminous orb, the light of which constitutes day, and its absence night; the central... Read More

Elliptical

1. Of or pertaining to an ellipse; having the form of an ellipse; oblong, with rounded ends. The planets move in elliptic... Read More

Acceleration

Acceleration The act of accelerating, or the state of being accelerated; increase of motion or action; as, a falling body... Read More

Sphenethmoid

Definition noun It designed to both sphenoid and ethmoid regions of the cranium that surrounds the anterior portions of the... Read More