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