Gamma ray scope spies light from universe's first stars
November 1, 2012, 2:06 p.m. by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com
Astronomers have detected glow extragalactic background light and have separated out the light from later stars.
Are there more grains of sand on Earth or stars in the sky? Scientists finally have an answer
September 25, 2012, 10:07 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
It's an age-old inquiry, and it turns out the answer is as awe-inspiring as the question itself.
Where did the phrase 'once in a blue moon' come from?
August 28, 2012, 10:19 a.m. by Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries
A folklorist traces the convoluted evolution of the phrase, while discussing why it adopted the many meanings it has throughout history.
Herding dog rounds up the boys for St. Patrick's Day
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Uninhabited Irish isle for sale, complete with ruins and 'curse stone'
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Man and his trusty canine rescue 2 dogs trapped in icy New York lake
In 1972, a computer model predicted the end of the world — and we're on track