Long-sought pattern of ancient light detected

The journey of light from the very early universe to modern telescopes is long and winding. The ancient light traveled billions of years to reach us, and along the way, its path was distorted by the pull of matter, leading to a twisted light pattern.

Leaked pics show new Windows 8 interface

Microsoft's released a preview build of Windows 8 to some of its partners - and several of those partners have helpfully released it to the press, revealing a new ribbon interface.