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2007-10-26 21:00:14

Dr. Carl K. Seyfert Jr., a longtime Buffalo State College geology professor, died Sunday in Erie County Medical Center from injuries in a car crash in Amherst on Oct. 16. He was 69. Born in Pecos, Texas, Dr. Seyfert graduated from Hillsboro High School in Nashville, Tenn., and earned a bachelor's degree at Vanderbilt University and a doctorate in geology from Stanford University. Born into a scientific family, his father was Dr. Carl K. Seyfert Sr., a Vanderbilt University astronomer who...


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  • 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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