The treasure hunt was a modified version of an earlier idea. Fenn was diagnosed with terminal kidney cancer in 1988 and had planned to die peacefully in the woods with his treasure. But when his cancer went into remission, he put his plans on hiatus, eventually writing the poem that described his ideal resting place, which is where he hid the treasure. The poem appeared in a self-published memoir called "The Thrill of the Chase." Fenn told Business Insider that the chest wouldn't be found by accident; only a treasure hunter who correctly interpreted the clues would find it. … [Read more...] about Fenn’s Treasure Has Been Found!
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"When I looked in the Hubble archive and realized no one had observed these nebulas with Hubble's Wide Field Camera 3 across its full wavelength range, I was floored," Kastner said in a press statement. "These new multi-wavelength Hubble observations provide the most comprehensive view to date of both of these spectacular nebulas. As I was downloading the resulting images, I felt like a kid in a candy store." … [Read more...] about Hubble Hubble: Telescope Provides Stunning New Images of Two Planetary Nebulas