Speaking of Christmas, have you heard of the 'Star of Bethlehem' from the Nativity story? Christians believe it was a bright object that heralded the birth of Jesus Christ. Well, whether you're religious or not, you might be interested to know that astronomers think that they've discovered exactly what this biblical beacon really was—Jupiter and Venus! Both these planets would have shined extremely brightly over the Middle East on the night of Jesus' fabled birth. Who says science and religion don't get along?!