Nemesis

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Νέμεσις ‎(Némesis, retribution).

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Nemesis

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of divine retribution.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 128 Nemesis, a main belt asteroid.
  3. (astronomy) A hypothetical star postulated to be orbiting the Sun to explain a perceived cycle of mass extinctions in the geological record.

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