Thursday, August 10, 2006

Curious Headline

A curious headline caught my eye just now:
Man who discovered Van Allen Belts dies
And who is this mysterious "man" spoken of in the headline, that discovered the Van Allen Belts?
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Physicist James A. Van Allen, a leader in space exploration who discovered the radiation belts surrounding the Earth that now bear his name, died Wednesday. He was 91.
Quick, who's buried in Grant's Tomb?


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