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Book Giveaway Trivia: First One to Answer Gets Universe!

80beatsBy Veronique GreenwoodDec 6, 2012 10:21 PM


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Stargazers and knowledge hounds have long been acquainted with Smithsonian's Universe---a lush, glorious tour of the space that starts just beyond our atmosphere, edited by Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal. The hefty, glossy-paged book has now been revised and updated in a beautiful new edition. We at Discover would like you to have a copy of your very own. We will be giving it away to the first person who answers this question correctly, in an email to The question:

What small Martian stones are nicknamed after a fruit? (Bonus points: Why is the fruit moniker a misnomer?)* Send your answer, along with your mailing address, to We'll send this beautiful book to the first person who gets it right. *Good for our geeky admiration

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