You can be a BOAT, too

Look! Up in the sky!

It’s a bird! It’s a plane!

It’s a BOAT!

No, not the kind that floats. I’m talking about a thing that astronomers are calling the BOAT — the Brightest Of All Time — a cosmic explosion that slammed into our planet on Sunday, Oct. 9.

Did you feel it?

Don’t feel bad. I didn’t see or hear or feel it either. I didn’t know anything about it until I saw the story online at Ars Technica.

But it was, and still is, a BIG DEAL.

It’s not every day that an explosion of this magnitude occurs. In fact, astronomers estimate that

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