Alicia Soderberg

May. 23, 2008

Watching a Supernova

Astronomers conducting observations of one recent supernova happened to have an orbiting observatory aimed in the right direction collecting data when they caught the first signs of a second supernova in the neighborhood, letting them watch the supernova

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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