150 meteors per hour?

New Scientist Space has an interesting article on the Leonid meteor shower. Not as spectacular as the Big One that everybody is afraid will end life as we know it, but it should be a fun thing to let the kids stay up late for... I don't know about y'all, but I certainly have enough wishes saved up for at least that many falling stars, and probably still have some wishes left over. Wishes are like deadlines, I guess: fun to have but everybody knows that they're not likely to come true. Heh.

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