Topic: Cambridge (Massachusetts)
These planets, while roughly the size of our planet Earth, are circling very close to their star, giving them fiery temperatures that are most likely too hot to support life, researchers said.
12/22/2011 01:04 pm
Winter solstice occurred Thursday at 12:30 a.m., Eastern time. Throughout the Northern Hemisphere winter solstice celebrations help beat back winter's gloom and usher in longer days.
12/22/2011 11:40 am
An intrepid researcher tracks down the stories behind America's best-loved Christmas carols.
12/22/2011 08:43 am
For the first time, NASA's Kepler spacecraft has found two Earth-size planets outside our solar system – a landmark achievement. But the planets are in a solar system that baffles scientists and could overthrow current models of planet formation.
12/20/2011 07:02 pm
A Christmas Eve spread -- Italian-style -- draws from the sea and those familiar Mediterranean staples of garlic and olives.
12/20/2011 09:20 am
Last year, the teen birthrate dropped to the lowest level ever reported in the US. Increased use of birth control is one reason, and many say that parent-child dialogue is key.
12/12/2011 02:15 pm
Johanna Crawford founded Web of Benefit to help women escape domestic violence and build new lives.
12/12/2011 09:04 am
A conflict that was supposed to be a quick in-and-out operation lasted nearly nine years – and has left a deep imprint on the policy of American intervention.
12/10/2011 12:45 pm
Angel investors are stepping up to larger, more complicated investments as the venture capital industry consolidates. But there are drawbacks to accepting their investment capital.
12/05/2011 06:09 pm
The discovery of four ruby-red, dim galaxies at the farthest fringes of the universe could help scientists understand how the earliest galaxies evolved to become what we see today.
12/02/2011 03:37 pm