A landmark meeting in 1987 promised that high-temperature superconductors would change the world. No one realized how long it would take
My dad worked for NASA, recruited John Glenn and knew Neil Armstrong
My father was one of those who worked feverishly behind the scenes 50 years ago to get astronauts safely to the moon and back
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Last night, I joined a group of marine mammal and animal behavior experts to livetweet and liveblog CNN’s airing of the award-winning documentary Blackfish.
Having trouble focusing in macrophotography? Try setting a fixed focus and moving the camera instead.
And now, a simple tip for those just starting out with macrophotography. The tip is so simple, actually, that I just gave away the whole game in the title.
Heavy smog that paralyzed eastern China is visible from space in this satellite image from NASA.
We’re back in business! This week was pretty phenomenal with Shutdown’s effects on science, evolution, history of sand, Google Flu, the chemist that is nature… Quick note before I leave you with this week’s great reads...
Olive oil is a trendy fat that’s been heralded as a way to ward off heart disease, frequently as a part of a larger dietary pattern known as the Mediterranean diet.
It took four years, nine people and countless man-hours, but a team of scientists has finally rediscovered the “giant” Krokosua squeaker frog (Arthroleptis krokosua), a critically endangered species that has not been seen in its native Ghana since 2009...
I’m doing a monthly series here at Food Matters that I’m calling “Friday Happy Hour,” in which I’ll delve into the science of alcohol production.
Physics is all about probing the most fundamental mysteries in nature, so it’s no surprise that physicists have some very basic questions about the universe on their minds.
In this photo, University of California – Davis graduate student Judy Xu is shown adjusting a lab prototype of a daylight harvesting device developed and tested at the university’s California Lighting Technology Center (CLTC). The self-calibrating photocontrol reduces electric lighting power based on the amount of daylight available through skylights...
A couple of weeks ago, new Pokémon games X and Y were released. A big difference between the two is the ‘legendary Pokémon’ you’ll eventually have the opportunity to catch...
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