A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NOVA

Wed, 23 Mar '22
Flare up?
Thu, 17 Mar '22
Astronomical news
Tue, 30 Nov '21
Astronomical event
Mon, 10 May '21
PBS science show since 1974
Fri, 2 Apr '21
Observation from an observatory
Wed, 17 Feb '21
Emmy-winning science series