Science News of the Week:
Planets found for 13-billion-year-old star
Galaxies capturing star-building materials from extragalactic space
In 2009, one in every 30 babies born in the U.S. was a twin
A new 3.4 million-year-old partial foot fossil found in Ethiopia
A 12-mile-high dust devil on Mars
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This Week’s Featured Stories:
Zodiacal Light Jorge and Deborah Byrd discuss the legendary zodiacal light, what causes its glow, and why now is the best time to see it in your western sky.
Food and Drug Safety Jorge speaks with Dr. Jim Riviere about the April 2012 Food Safety Report by the U.S. Institute of Medicine.
When Stars Explode Jorge speaks with astronomer Brad Schaefer about looking at the remnants of a supernovae explosion to determine what caused it.
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