The history of astronomy has been a history of receding horizons. The invention of the telescope took us beyond our naked-eye capabilities, to millions (and later billions) of stars within our own Milky Way. The application of photography and multi-wavelength astronomy to telescopes brought us beyond our own galaxy, to the distant “island Universes” populating all the space we can access.
Dutch society says use of Black Pete is tradition, not racism
Culture, not racism.
The Stars of Twilight 10 Years Later
On November 21, 2008, the first installment of author Stephenie Meyer's wildly popular book-to-film franchise hit theaters for the very first time.
Skull of ancient human found in burned Brazilian museum
The skull of Luzia, the oldest known human fossil in the Americas, was found by researchers combing through debris at Brazil’s National Museum, which burned down in September, the Museum said on Friday.