Archive - Feb 4, 2009 - Story

Italian astronomers to re-create Galileo's telescope

For the 400th anniversary of Galileo's creation of his telescope, a group of Italian scientists will recreate "the kind of telescope and conditions that led to Galileo’s world-changing observations."

Secret letters of Mary, Queen of Scots to be available online

Two dozen letters, written in a secret code by Mary, Queen of Scots, will soon be available online to visitors of the Scottish Catholic Archives website.

Building a wagon for SCA use

On his blog, McKennawerks, McKenna discusses building a simple, period wagon for SCA use.