A new photo captured by the European Southern Observatory in Chile shows the best view yet of a dark space cloud about 600 light-years from Earth. The massive cosmic cloud, known as Lupus 3, hides a "nursery" of baby stars. More at Space.com.
In the first half of the program, George Knapp welcomed author Bill Friedman, who recounted inside stories about the organized crime origins of the Las Vegas Strip. In the latter half, investigative journalist Toby Rogers (book link) shared the untold story of mafia legend Silvio Eboli, a Genovese mob scion who developed an ongoing organized crime operation which involves the sale of marijuana throughout the New York metropolitan area.