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2019: Year of the Black Hole

2019 was a big year for astronomy. Voyager 2 entered interstellar space, a Japanese robot landed on an asteroid, and a Chinese spacecraft became the first-ever to touch down on the far side of the moon. But 2019 will be best remembered as the year of the black hole. Learn more: for more Popular Science…

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2019 was a big year for astronomy. Voyager 2 entered interstellar space, a Japanese robot landed on an asteroid, and a Chinese spacecraft became the first-ever to touch down on the far side of the moon. But 2019 will be best remembered as the year of the black hole.

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LION. KING. How a 19 year old lion fathered 35 cubs… in a year and a half. This is the wild story of a lion named Frasier—Frasier the Sensuous Lion—who became a science wonder the world over in 1972. After all, how many lions have movies and songs made about them because of never before…

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LION. KING. How a 19 year old lion fathered 35 cubs… in a year and a half. This is the wild story of a lion named Frasier—Frasier the Sensuous Lion—who became a science wonder the world over in 1972. After all, how many lions have movies and songs made about them because of never before seen animal behavior?

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Video by: Tom McNamara
Animation: Beth Wexler
Narrator: Dave Pettitt
Group Digital Director: Amy Schellenbaum
Editor-in-Chief: Corinne Iozzio

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8mm home video of Lion Country Safari (Scott Stodard), “Frasier the Lovable Lion” (Frasier Productions, Inc., Sandler Films, Inc., Four Star International, Inc.), “Frasier (The Sensuous Lion)” (Sarah Vaughn and The Jimmy Rowles Quintet; 1974 Mainstream Records), Getty, “Here Comes the Circus” (1942), “I Love A Parade” (Looney Tunes, 1932), LIFE Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Orange County Archives, Prelinger Archive, Pixabay, “Who’s Who In The Zoo” (Federal Writers Project, 1937)

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