From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
All the gods of the northern sky are hanging out. Here's me with my crocodile hat, standing behind the Big Dipper (that big bull in front of us). [Drawing of a zodiacal image in the tomb of Seti I, late New Kingdom/Dynasty 19, (ca. 1260BCE)] Public domain.