Trappist-1 System

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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has uncovered the principal known system of seven Earth-sized planets around a solitary red dwarf star. Three of these planets are immovably situated in the tenable zone, the range around the parent star where a rough planet is well on the way to have fluid water. The ...

Villanelle

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Want a tiny taste of what goes on in AP English Literature with Ms. Mooney? This week, students were required to write a villanelle. A villanelle is a tightly structured poem. The checklist for a villanelle makes the form intimidating: six stanzas first 5 contain 3 lines, the 6th contains 4. ABA rhyme scheme ...