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The backward tug of this material’s gravity then causes the cluster to plunge closer and closer to the galactic center.
THE MILKY WAY’S MOST MASSIVE STAR CLUSTER MAY HAVE EATEN A SMALLER CLUSTERKEN CROSWELLSEPTEMBER 29, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
For designers, though, possibly the most intriguing aspect of the Tik Tok tug-of-war is the report, first floated in the New York Times, that the leading candidate for CEO of the restructured entity is Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom.
HOW WOULD INSTAGRAM CO-FOUNDER KEVIN SYSTROM REDESIGN TIKTOK AS CEO?CLAYCHANDLERSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
Foundational theories of morality have been locked in a perennial tug of war.
THE UNIVERSE KNOWS RIGHT FROM WRONG - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEPHILIP GOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
Foundational theories of morality have been locked in a perennial tug of war between the supernaturalism of Plato and the naturalism of his opponents.
THE UNIVERSE KNOWS RIGHT FROM WRONG - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEPHILIP GOFFSEPTEMBER 9, 2020NAUTILUS
Each star tends to keep the disk aligned with itself, and the tug-of-war warped and sheared the disk, and twisted the inner ring even further.
A WEIRDLY WARPED PLANET-FORMING DISK CIRCLES A DISTANT TRIO OF STARSLISA GROSSMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
He was given no reply save a muttered curse, a command to hold his tongue, and an angry tug at his tied arms.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
In fact, the true tug only begins when we try to carry the second line and the flanking machine guns.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
On this occasion, however, the tug appeared somewhat late on the scene, and hailed the Gull.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The drama, as far as the Gull-Light was concerned, ended that night with the disappearance of the tug and lifeboat.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Tug service for sailing ships or vessels without motive power is at the rate of $15 per hour.
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