heavens heavens  /ˈhɛ vənz/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected

Usage(s):

  1. The heaven, even the heavens, are the Lord's; but the earth hath he given to the children of men.
  2. Forget the heavens this is actually interesting.
  3. Like Google Earth for the heavens, WWT aggregates terabytes of astronomical data from the world's biggest telescopes to create a single virtual scope that anyone can look through.

News

  1. Doggers set fall slates

    And it came to pass... That could be the this year’s theme for the Dewey High School football team as it looks to return with more frequency to the heavens to move the ball.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

  2. Largest solar sail ever to launch in 2014

    By Mike WallSpace.comA huge solar sail designed to demonstrate the viability and value of propellant­­­-free propulsion is slated to blast into space in November 2014, mission officials say.NASA's Sunjammer spacecraft — whose 13,000-square-foot (1,208 square meters) sail will allow it to cruise through the heavens like a boat through the ocean — is scheduled to lift off atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Supermoon Coming June 24th

    John P. Millis, Ph.D. for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The Moon appears to be in a nearly circular orbit around the Earth. But that word "nearly" means that there are slight variations in its motion across the heavens. As it turns out, the distance from the Earth to the Moon varies by about 30,000 miles. This sounds like a lot, but it only represents about a 6-7 percent deviation from the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: redOrbit

Quotes

  1. On that day, Mr. Byrd said, "My only regret is that my beloved wife, companion and confidant, my dear Erma, is not here with me. I know that she is looking down from the heavens smiling at me and saying, 'Congratulations my dear Robert - but don't...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Robert Byrd Source: National Post

  2. Making the cover "made my peacock feathers shine in the golden-hour light and extend to the heavens," says Barrymore, who stars in the upcoming Warner Bros. film "Lucky You," opposite Eric Bana.
    on Apr 25, 2007 By: Drew Barrymore Source: Forbes

  3. "With the exception of the four women, I don't know that anyone can ever take their job completely for granted," Cherry told The Associated Press. "Good heavens, I killed off Mary Alice in the pilot, Mrs. Huber in episode seven of the first...
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Marc Cherry Source: International Herald Tribune

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