This moonrise timelapse is the most mesmerizing thing you'll see today

Here is a captivating moonrise in three parts, captured by photographer Dan Marker-Moore. Up first: a 10-second timelapse of a full moon rising above the smoggy L.A. skyline. The clip captures the moon's half-hour transformation from a ruddy sphere low on the city's horizon, into a gleaming white orb, hung high in… » 4/10/13 7:00am 4/10/13 7:00am

World's Greatest Astronomical Detective Strikes Again!

Donald Olson, an astrophysicist at Texas State University has a habit of taking well-known historical facts and turning them upsidown. Using the stars and Moon and a little bit of math, he's re-dated the original running of Marathon in 491-490 BC, precisely determined the spot in which Edvard Munch painted "The… » 7/01/08 9:50am 7/01/08 9:50am