publication date: Friday, September 2, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Science

clue: This comet-hunting astronomer went out of his way to prove the point of his final lecture.

explanation: du Toit, who discovered five comets in his career, died by choking on a peppermint immediately after concluding a college lecture about how death can come at any time. more…

intended difficulty: very hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm and Steve West

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