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dark star

[¦därk ¦stär]
(astronomy)
A star that is not visible but is a part of a binary star system; in particular, a star which causes, in an eclipsing variable, a primary eclipse.
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The shortlist for the tourism and leisure entrepreneur of the year is Glenn Turner, of the North West National Golf & Country Club, Lynn and Mustafa Ben-Yousef, of Darkstar Laser, and Ian Jones, of the Griffin Inn.
This Could Be The Day is a catchy bit of pop and Darkstar upbeat but the epic nine minutes of My Father's Coat feels a bit over-blown.
These digital environments will be built on Sun's Project Wonderland, an open-source toolkit for creating collaborative 3D virtual worlds and on Sun's Project Darkstar platform.
Fatfoogoo, a developer of micropayment systems for the gaming industry, announced on 11 September that it will enable integration of its microtransaction software with Project Darkstar, the open source development environment created by Sun Microsystems Laboratories that caters to the on-line games, virtual worlds and social networking industries.
Some of Armin's many aliases include Armania, Amsterdance, Darkstar, E=mc?
Comparing airships to HAE UAV systems (Global Hawk and DarkStar, see below) provides an understanding of the complexity of airship development in relation to other such efforts.
Dubbed Polecat and looking something like a B-2 stealth bomber and something like the DarkStar spyplane that Lockheed Martin built in the 1990s, the new airplane is 90 percent composite materials, rather than metal.
Since the rules of engagement (ROE) specifically prohibit destroying Y, you make sure the tape is on before authenticating Darkstar and making him repeat the order.
Steve had served as the director of test and demonstration, Global Hawk and DarkStar UAVs for DARPA and the USAF (1997-2000); chief, Bombers (B-1, B-2, B-52) and Special Mission Aircraft (JointStars, AWACS, C-130, U-2, EA-6B), Directorate of Requirements, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command (1995-1997); deputy director, Command and Control Warfare/Director of EW for UNC/CFC/USFK/8USA, Seoul Korea (1994-1995); operations and test group manager, EF-111A System Improvement Program, and later, chief, Special Support Division, Electronic Combat Systems Program Office, at WPAFB, OH (1990-1993).
Seeing Darkstar at the convention center at home is cool, but following a show to another city is like being a groupie
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Asian Dub Foundation, Johnny Marr, The Delgados, JJ72, Darkstar and The Crocketts.