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 ...

Jun 21, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 20

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 ...

Jun 21, 2011 4.8 / 5 (10) 14 | with audio podcast