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Science  28 Aug 2009:
Vol. 325, Issue 5944, pp. 1059
DOI: 10.1126/science.325_1059

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Highlights from Science's online daily news site, ScienceNOW, this week reveal that people walk in circles when lost, lightning can travel up, paleontologists discovered a runway used by the flying pterosaur, and astronomers may have finally discovered how spiral galaxies form.