> It's probably nothing but there has been talk in the astronomical
> community recently about something called a hypernova...Eta Carinae
> is a huge star, the largest in our galaxy, I read in the June 11 1999
> issue of the journal "Science" that in the last few months it has
> been acting up in a very odd fashion that may be the precursor to a
> much larger explosion.
I'll take bets on the air date of the made-for-TV movie. My money is on February 10, 2001.
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