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WISE

abbrev. for Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer. A NASA satellite planned for a possible launch in 2008 that will scan the whole sky in the wavelength range from 3.5 to 23 microns in search of new sources of infrared radiation, including nearby cool stars and the most distant and very luminous galaxies. Using a cryogenically cooled space telescope, the survey is expected to be 1000 times as sensitive as IRAS and should add considerably to the catalog of known infrared sources by identifying millions of new objects. It is also hoped that WISE will supply the James Webb Space Telescope with a full list of observational targets.
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Getting back to the wise guy, the issue of Sindh also came up where Shah Jee's role was scrutinised and we were told that if Raisani faints in the midst of a public gathering due to health reasons, then our sweet Shah has some health issues as well, for which he is constantly receiving treatment by landing at some young doctor's place without even a protocol.
The game is very addictive and can involve a lot of interaction with other users, and is played daily by 70,000-plus wannabe wise guys.
An intervention for adolescent males aged 10-19 years, the Wise Guys program was developed in 1990 by the Family Life Council of Greensboro, N.
Sleuth, I know exactly what you are talking about," said Wise Guy Eddie, leaning his folding chair against the wall at a dangerously steep angle.
Shame on the wise guy on one of the chat rooms who drew up a list of jockeys Day might like to lend his cabin to - and shame on those who put some of our very own practitioners of his art at, or near, the top.
Then one wise guy makes a cynical crack- 'the speaker probably has a vested interest' - and all 100 reasons just melt away.
Or you can get a T-shirt with the map in grayscale so the next time some wise guy asks, "Want me to draw you a picture?
High school student Herbie is something of a maverick and a wise guy, but he's also bright, athletic, and determined.
Think you're pretty cute, doncha, wise guy well we've got a special deal for guys that think they're cute" I'm coming after you and not just me alone I'm enlisting my brother Jeb gonna get him secret credentials too I have saved an extra boxtop
I remember one wise guy (not me) in Catholic grammar school who, when asked by Sister what he planned to give up during Lent, responded: "Large-curd cottage cheese and watermelon.
They gerrymandered my genes into a configuration that turned me into an intellectual heavyweight, a synapse-stuffed savant, and a real wise guy.
When ambitious young wise guy and aspiring screenwriter Christopher Moltisanti (Michael Imperioli) sees Martin Scorsese outside a club in New York, he shows off his film-buff knowledge: "Hey Marty