The Curiosity Desk's Edgar B. Herwick III digs up stories about Boston's neighborhoods, people, and history that he's … curious … about.

Here's a selection of his recent work:

Herwick found an MIT professor who did five spacewalks to help fix the Hubble Telescope.

He talked to another MIT researcher who thinks human life may have begun on Mars.

Last month, he explained how the Big Bang theory was < a href="">first proposed by a Roman Catholic priest.

He profiled the the duo behind the sound of Fenway Park.

And he got to the bottom of why that MBTA bus skipped your stop.

Curious yourself? Send Herwick your ideas.