Archive: 06/21/2011

Can U.S. law handle polygamy?

HBO's Big Love and TLC's reality-TV offering Sister Wives have thrust polygamy into popular culture in the United States. Estimates are that somewhere between 50,000-100,000 families in this country are currently risking crimin ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Slowing down stars

One of the long standing challenges in stellar astronomy, is explaining why stars rotate so slowly. Given their large masses, as they collapsed to form, they should spin up to the point of flying apart, preventing ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Astronomy
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