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After a little break (of 25 years or so) Bob King is celebrating his retirement with a return to The North 103.3's airwaves!After almost 40 years with the Duluth News Tribune, Bob is now retired. But scratch a print guy and you'll find a radio guy; King and then-UMD Planetarium Director Glen Langhorst hosted Startalk on KUMD for several years in the early '90s.Listen for Astro Bob every other Tuesday at 8am on Northland Morning.

Astro Bob's Backyard Astronomy: 52: like 42,* but different

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As all Douglas Adams fans know, 42 is the answer to the question of Life, the Universe and Everything. (It was first calculated by the supercomputer Deep Thought after seven and a half million years of contemplation.)

52 has nowhere near that kind of gravitas ... but since it's the number of minutes we've gained in daylight since the winter solstice in December ... it makes us feel immeasureably better.

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