Exoplanet revealed to be nothing but a large cloud of dust.
Starry Night, by Takahashi Shotei, c. 1926. The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Chuck Bowdlear, PhD, and John Borozan, MA.
Volume XII, Number 1 | winter 2019
In Japanese tradition, ghosts and spirits are more likely to appear at dusk or dawn than in the middle of the night. “In order for people to see them and be frightened by them,” wrote folklorist Kunio Yanagita, “emerging in the pitch-dark after even the plants have fallen asleep is, to say the least, just not good business practice.”
It is not right for a ruler who has the nation in his charge, a man with so much on his mind, to sleep all night.—Homer, c. 750 BC
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