Archive - May 2, 2007 - Story

Dig set for Edinburgh's Cowgate

Archaeologists are preparing to begin a major dig at the site of the 2002 Old Town fire in Edinburgh's Cowgate district. They hope to find the remains of buildings dating as far back as the 12th century.

New Getty exhibit is a light in the dark

"Radiant Darkness: The Art of Nocturnal Light" will be on display at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, California, through July 22.

Pennsylvania Blacksmith Retiring, Shop for Auction

Peter A. Renzetti, AKA "The Unknown Blacksmith" and owner of Arden Forge, is retiring. His shop and all of its contents go on the auction block in mid-May in West Chester, Pennsylvania.

Wright State University trebuchet competition held

Master Phillip the Pilgrim reports that Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio recently held a trebuchet competition as a way to get high school students interested in science.