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That second paragraph, I can’t even.
After this, with three days resolved for an armistice, while everyone tended to his own wounds or of those nearby, a fast—already unendurable—afflicted us, destitute of supplies; and on that account, since the harvests and foodstuffs had been burned, men came into extreme danger, and the pack-animals, too; from that food which the animals of the tribunes and the companions conveyed, and to the lowest plebeian of the soldiers, in the very depths of need, a great part was distributed. 518 more words
Five hours in Jump put them outside the Pinchava System. A lucky arrival placed them only two hours from the entrance to the Magnetic Tradeways. Given the time of year, they were fortunate that Kaldus Major still on the closer side of the system to Qualvana’s rotation. 1,461 more words
Rosetta's pictures of comet shaped like a rubber duck reveal new insights into how heavenly bodies formed
BERLIN — When the Rosetta space probe sent back its first close-up pictures of a comet last year, scientists got a bit of a surprise: Instead of the ball of rock and ice they had expected, the comet turned out to have two distinct lobes connected by a “neck.” 375 more words