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DIM

days in milk.
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Only an American with a built-in inferiority complex would describe the dimmest bulb on the royal tree as the "suddenly hot, newly anointed mini media baron".
If one assumes the bursts appear faint only because they lie farther from Earth, then the findings support the notion of an expanding universe and an origin for the dimmest GRO bursts several billion light-years beyond our galaxy, Nemiroff asserts.
About every 2 days 20 hours 49 minutes, the eclipsing variable star Algol ([beta] Persei) is at its dimmest, magnitude 3.
What I think they mean is that even the dimmest of men can go out with her and still feel like the winner of Mastermind.
Light striking the emulsion causes crystals of silver halide to develop into grains of silver; since dim light penetrates only the uppermost layers of the negative, the dark grains that form the dimmest images lie near the top.
Every 2 days 20 hours 49 minutes, Algol is at its dimmest, magnitude 3.
Here, even the relatively bright, intermediate-mass stars have died out, and the dimmest stars (with masses less than that of the sun) get their turn in the limelight, glowing primarily in the red.
For instance, they have the dimmest of views about entry-level Go To scopes.
On the standard astronomical brightness scale, the dimmest of these objects have a magnitude of 29.
The researchers determined the distance from Earth to the dimmest of a number of very faint stars identified in a survey conducted by Michael R.
It is when hope seems to be at its dimmest when you must be at your bravest,' Sereno said.