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Moon

(mūn),
Henry, English surgeon, 1845-1892. See: Moon molars.

Moon

(mūn),
Robert C., U.S. ophthalmologist, 1844-1914. See: Laurence-Moon syndrome.
Drug slang noun A regional term for mescaline
Popular health noun See Full moon
Vox populi verb To display one's bared buttocks by lowering the backside of one's trousers and underpants, usually bending over. Mooning is done in the English-speaking world to express protest, scorn, disrespect, or provocation but can be done for shock value or fun.
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NLSI is a virtual organization that enables collaborative, interdisciplinary research in support of NASA lunar science programs.
Our international partnerships are critical for meeting these objectives, and we are very excited by the important science, trainingand education that our new Saudi colleagues bring to the Nasa Lunar Science Institute.
NLSI will help us coordinate and expand a number of in-depth research efforts in lunar science and other fields that can benefit from human and robotic missions that are part of Nasa's exploration plans.
Jack Burns, Director of the NASA Lunar Science Institute's Lunar University Network for Astrophysics Research (LUNAR) and named to NASA's Advisory Council in 2008, has also joined Moon Express in a part-time capacity as chair of the company's Science Advisory Board, focused on scientific and resource utilization goals and prospects for Moon Express.
The establishment of Gerard Kuiper's Lunar and Planetary Institute in Arizona in 1960 brought about--quite literally--a more professional approach to lunar mapping, and indeed to lunar science in general, as the USA embarked upon its run-up to the Apollo programme.
It appears that the asteroidal meteorites show signs of the asteroid belt losing a lot of mass four billion years ago, with the escaped mass beating up on both the surviving main belt asteroids and the Moon at high speeds" said lead author Simone Marchi, who has a joint appointment between two of NASA's Lunar Science Institutes, one at the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colo.
The international interest in lunar science and, more recently, near-Earth objects led to the
CLOE is one of seven teams selected by NASA as the first members of the Lunar Science Institute (NLSI), which is dedicated to advancing the field of lunar science.
NASA's Lunar Advanced Science and Engineering Program, the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI) at Ames and the NASA Planetary Mission Data Analysis Program supported the research.
Patrick was the perfect choice to steer the Lunar Section through the turbulent years of the 1960s, a period when the whole nature of lunar science changed under the impact of the Orbiter and Apollo programmes.
as part of the Dynamic Response of the Environment At the Moon (DREAM) team in partnership with the NASA Lunar Science Institute (NLSI), managed at NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif.
It was 1970 that saw the first "Rockfest," formally known as the Lunar Science Conference, convened at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston to present analyses of the pieces of the moon brought to earth by the Apollo astronauts.