Science: Exploded Sun

A brilliant nova (new star) suddenly appeared in the southern sky (over Africa and South America) on the weekend that Lieut. General Dwight Eisenhower opened the African front. It is the brightest nova that has appeared in the sky since 1918, the year of the Armistice.

The nova was discovered by Professor B. H. Dawson of the La Plata Observatory in Argentina. A week after its discovery it was already the eighth brightest star in the sky, its brightness increasing day by day. In the U.S. the nova is visible at 5:30 to 6 a.m., war time, almost on the meridian and...

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