Drupe, a fleshy fruit that develops from a single ovary and contains one or more seeds enclosed within a hard pit, or stone, in the fruit's center. s.The almond is an example of a drupe.
When a star dies, it becomes a black hole. Once something passes through the it's gone for good, never to be seen or heard from again. If we lived next to a black hole, would it suck us in too?
Folks in Montana usually expect snow or rain to fall from the sky, not ash. But the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington flung ash across state lines. What is this gritty, gray stuff?