gemini gemini  /ˈdʒɛ mə ˌnaɪ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Gemini
  2. (n) a zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Taurus and Cancer on the ecliptic
  3. (n) the third sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about May 21 to June 20

Synonym(s)

News

  1. Gas Giant Exoplanets Tend To Stick Close To Their Parent Stars

    redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Results from the Gemini Observatory 's recently completed Planet-Finding Campaign, the most extensive direct imaging survey to date, reveal the outlying orbital space around many types of stars is largely devoid of gas-giant planets, which appear to remain close to their parent stars. The findings could have a significant impact on theories of ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  2. Gas-giant exoplanets cling close to their parent stars

    Gemini Observatory's Planet-Finding Campaign finds that, around many types of stars, distant gas-giant planets are rare and prefer to cling close to their parent stars. The impact on theories of planetary formation could be significant.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  3. News : LOOK: FILTER & Burton Present A Live Performance By Gemini Club In Chicago

      We at FILTER love teaming up with friends to bring you some amazing shows! This time, we've gotten together with Burton to present a live set by Gemini Club on July 18 at Burton's flaghip store in Chicago ! Continue reading at FILTERmagazine.com
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Filter Magazine

Quotes

  1. But "on Mercury, Gemini and Apollo, he flew all three and did not make a mistake," said Christopher Kraft, who was Schirra's Mercury and Gemini flight director and later head of NASA's Johnson Space Center. "He was a consummate test pilot....
    on May 3, 2007 By: Christopher Kraft Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "We shared a common dream to test the limits of man's imagination and daring," Schirra wrote of America's early astronauts. "Those early pioneering flights of Mercury, the performances of Gemini and the trips to the moon established us once...
    on May 3, 2007 By: Wally Schirra Source: NASA

  3. "Having quick access to the MMT and Gemini South telescopes, via the generous support of the observers and directors, was critical here. Given the highly unusual orbit, the object would have been lost without the rapid tracking from these large...
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Brett Gladman Source: PhysOrg.com

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