Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night Recreated Entirely Out Of Real Galaxy Images

Behold a famous painting of the stars — recreated entirely using billions of other stars, planets and everything else that fill the night sky. Harvard astronomer Alex Harrison Parker created this version of "Starry Night" by pulling images captured by the Hubble telescope and forming them into the perfect mosaic… »9/28/12 7:20pm9/28/12 7:20pm

Particle accelerator reveals mysterious chemical reaction is destroying Van Gogh paintings

The work of Vincent Van Gogh may be among the greatest artistic achievements in human history, but barely a century after his death his work is already starting to fade. The bright yellows of his paintings are turning to a murky brown. But this isn't any ordinary decay - and scientists used a particle accelerator to… »2/14/11 5:14pm2/14/11 5:14pm