publication date: Thursday, May 19, 2011 (part of Spring 2011)

category: Science

clue: comet sweet comet

explanation: Among astrophysicist Dyson's many contributions to scientific theory is his notion that comets could be adapted to host organic life through genetically-engineered plants later nicknamed "Dyson trees." more…

solved by: Justin Woods

Spring 2011 Tournament: Many have played, but only one will win. All players from the season will compete in an elimination tournament to decide which of them is the top competitor, deserving of a prize. Good luck!

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