Karen L. Masters

Jun. 03, 2011

Charting the Local Universe

Karen Masters describes the 2MASS Redshift Survey, an effort to map the location of galaxies beyond the Milky Way.

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Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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