The past is full of legends and the present is full of explanations. At least, it tries to be. We love to explore some of the real-life phenomena that could explain seemingly supernatural events described by myths and religions. This year, while balancing the glittering white dwarf atop the Curiosity office's holiday tree, we got to wondering where the whole "Star of Bethlehem" thing came from. And it turns out, we weren't the first ones.
We Three Kings Can't Tell From a Star
A Solution That Holds (Holy) Water
Written by Reuben Westmaas December 14, 2017
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