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  1. a female given name, Scandinavian form of Christine.

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“This is a very exciting discovery because it was completely unexpected,” says Kirsten, of ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, who is based at the Onsala Space Observatory in Sweden.

Our hero Kirsten—played by a wonderfully understated Mackenzie Davis, leading a fantastic ensemble cast that also features Gael Garcia Bernal, Himesh Patel and Caitlin FitzGerald—is an actor struggling to move past both nostalgia and nihilism.

From Time

Elon Musk, the self-dubbed Technoking, is backpedaling on the company’s stance about bitcoin, writes Kirsten and Rebecca.

Just a wild guess, but I have a hunch that Kirsten Kukowski is glad Tuesday is over.

Researchers also are keeping tabs on Democratic rising stars, including Cory Booker, Kirsten Gillibrand, and the Castro brothers.

The Obamacare rollout is a disaster for progressive politics, says Kirsten Powers.

Kirsten Powers on the deafening silence from U.S. pews and pulpits.

Kirsten Powers talks to the author of 'Zealot' about the double standard.

To a prince rich and fine and of valour approved, He gave little Kirsten, his sister beloved.

Now on towards summer and autumn it drew, So stout in the waist little Kirsten she grew.

To sing then a song little Kirsten began, To the tune danced so many a bold knightly man.

The Queen has yet worse little Kirsten distrest, Her two lovely breasts she tore out from her vest.

Then in through the door little Kirsten she wends, And his white hand to her the bold monarch tends.