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2005-04-21 08:00:00

There's going to be a marvelous solar eclipse on April 24th. One small problem: you have to fly to the Moon to see it. Science@NASA -- NASA is planning to send people back to the Moon. Target date: 2015 or so. Too bad they won't be there this Sunday because, on April 24th, there's going to be a solar eclipse, and you can only see it from the Moon. On Earth, solar eclipses happen when the Moon covers the Sun. On the Moon, the roles are reversed. It's Earth that covers the Sun. Such an eclipse...


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holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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