Lizzy Wronski

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How Street-Generated Footage Fueled HBO’s New Doc On Street Artist Banksy

By Christine Champagne8 minute Read<p>Director Chris Moukarbel wasn’t in New York City when Bansky embarked on his month-long residency in October 2013, …

Big Bang's Echo May Reveal Skeleton of the Universe

Scientists may soon get a look at the universe's skeleton by taking a close look at light left over from the Big Bang, which can be used to reveal …

Leonardo’s Brain: What a Posthumous Brain Scan Six Centuries Later Reveals about the Source of Da Vinci’s Creativity

One September day in 2008, <b>Leonard Shlain</b> found himself having trouble buttoning his shirt with his right hand. He was admitted into the emergency room, diagnosed with Stage 4 brain cancer, and given nine months to live. Shlain — a surgeon by training and a self-described “synthesizer by nature” …

Humans Just Landed A Probe On A Comet For The First Time In History

Well, we, being the European Space Agency, landed a small probe on comet 67P/Churyumox-Gerasimenko, seen on the right.<p>Wednesday, Nov. 12, was a history-making day for humans in space, and the culmination of a 10-year project that has already taught us much about our solar system.<p>Ten years ago, the …

Space

Starstruck: Half of Universe's Stars are Orphans With No Galaxy

<b>Washington:</b> You can call them celestial orphans, stars flung out of their galaxies in colossal collisions that have occurred in space for billions of …

Are We Alone In The Universe?

Artist's impression of a black hole.<p>With new blockbuster movie <i>Interstellar</i> now in cinemas, there's a flurry of interest in black holes and wormholes. …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for August 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>02:30 pm<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

NCIS: Provence: The Van Gogh Mystery

For many decades, suicide was the unquestioned final chapter of Vincent van Gogh’s legend. But in their 2011 book, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographers Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith offered a far more plausible scenario—that Van Gogh was killed—only to find themselves under attack. Now, with …

Court to rule on death penalty for South Korean ferry captain

A South Korean court is to rule on whether the captain of a ferry that capsized, killing more than 300 people, should be executed for culpable homicide.<p>A three-judge panel in the southern city of Gwangju will hand down verdicts and sentencing on Tuesday in the trial of captain Lee Joon-seok, 68, as …