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What Does Nemesis Mean?

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Nemesis is a word which is synonymous with the word bane. It means something or someone that causes misery or death. In Greek mythology, Nemesis was the goddess of divine retribution and vengeance. Nemesis is also the name given to a hypothetical red dwarf star. The magnitude of Nemesis is between seven and twelve. It orbits the Sun at a distance of approximately 50, 000 AU to about 100, 000 AU. It is located somewhat beyond the Oort cloud.

Nemesis is a tragedy in four acts. The play was written by Alfred Nobel, after whom the Nobel Prizes was named. The play was written in prose, shortly before the death of Nobel, and printed while he was dying. Following the death of Nobel, the entire printed edition of Nemesis was destroyed, except for three copies of the play. It is also the name of a novel written in the year 1989 by the science fiction writer Isaac Asimov.

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