dorsa dorsa  /ˈdɔr sə/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
  2. (n) the back of the body of a vertebrate or any analogous surface (as the upper or outer surface of an organ or appendage or part)

News

  1. Saturn's icy moon Dione may hide watery secret

    By Tanya LewisSpace.comThe plain-looking Saturn moon Dione may have once had a geologically active subsurface ocean, new images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal.Images of Dione's 500-mile-long (800 kilometers) mountain Janiculum Dorsa suggest that the moon could have been a weaker copycat of Enceladus, Saturn's icy geyser moon."There may turn out to be many more active worlds with water out ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MSNBC

  2. Saturn's Moon Dione May Have Had Active Subsurface Ocean, Cassini Photos Suggest

    The plain-looking Saturn moon Dione may have once had a geologically active subsurface ocean, new images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft reveal. Images of Dione 's 500-mile-long (800 kilometers) mountain Janiculum Dorsa suggest that the moon could have been a weaker copycat of Enceladus, Saturn's icy geyser moon.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

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