In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- When she observed the galaxy later using the radio telescope, she found that it is embedded in a huge disk of atomic hydrogen gas.
- A radio telescope has detected hundreds of hydrogen clouds in the gaseous halo that surrounds the disk of our galaxy.
- The molecule, discovered accidentally while observing stars with a radio telescope, naturally occurs in intense reactions that take place in heavenly bodies like our sun.
- Jupiter is not hot enough to emit visible light, but it does radiate a huge flux of microwaves, making it quite bright to a radio telescope.
- Sparked by a library book on amateur radio astronomy, he built a radio telescope out of old television parts and army surplus in the backyard of his family's summer home.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.