Monday, March 2, 2009

Van Gogh's mystery star at the White House

It has all the ingredients of a cloak-and-dagger mystery: a long-missing art masterpiece, Nazi oppression, Communist secrecy, and, finally, what the heck is that star in the sky anyway? But the historical puzzle that spans more than a century and crosses several international borders was not solved by double agents in trench coats. Instead, it was carefully pieced together by honors students and their professors.

Class solves historical art, astronomy mystery

Starry Night

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