Author: Adam T. Hadhazy

What happens when your arm “falls asleep?”

What happens when your arm “falls asleep?”

Asks John from New York

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted November 24, 2008

Phoenix lander goes quiet as India shoots the Moon

Phoenix lander goes quiet as India shoots the Moon

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted November 13, 2008

Clocking the Speed of Stars

Clocking the Speed of Stars

New stellar speedometers may help astronomers solve some of the universe’s biggest mysteries.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted October 3, 2008

Name that Particle Accelerator! Nicknames for the Large Hadron Collider

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted September 12, 2008

Deciphering Bacteria’s Defenses, One Gene at a Time

Deciphering Bacteria’s Defenses, One Gene at a Time

Both deadly and benign spore-forming bacteria’s genes allow them to eke it out in extreme conditions.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted August 27, 2008

How the Phoenix Lander Hit the Brakes (Soccer Version)

How the Phoenix Lander Hit the Brakes (Soccer Version)

The Mars-bound spacecraft had seven minutes to slow from a blazing Mach 16 to the pace of a gentle breeze – or face destruction.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted August 15, 2008

Exploring Mars: Astronaut Versus Astrobot

Exploring Mars: Astronaut Versus Astrobot

Is it worth sending people to Mars when robots already go there safely and on the cheap?

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted July 30, 2008

Voters Care About Science: E=Mc(Cain)2 or Obamamentum=mv?

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted July 6, 2008

Drinking to Your Health with Probiotic Yogurt?

Drinking to Your Health with Probiotic Yogurt?

More evidence in the debate over the benefits of “good” bacteria in yogurt.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted April 30, 2008

It’s a Star-Eat-Star Universe

It’s a Star-Eat-Star Universe

A new study offers a possible solution to the riddle of the antimatter cloud in the galaxy’s core.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted April 11, 2008

Cosmic Paparazzi

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted April 8, 2008

Why doesn’t peanut butter go bad?

Why doesn’t peanut butter go bad?

– Asks Eric from Baltimore

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted April 7, 2008

Antibacterials: Good For You Now, Good For Germs Later?

Antibacterials: Good For You Now, Good For Germs Later?

Questions about possible antibiotic resistance are still unanswered.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted February 15, 2008

Why do people sneeze?

Why do people sneeze?

– Asks BJ from Santa Monica, California

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted January 28, 2008

Knowledge = Know the Ledge

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted January 25, 2008

Mmmmmm... Donut Solar System

Mmmmmm… Donut Solar System

A strange-shaped solar system catches NASA’s eye.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted December 6, 2007

The Antarctica Strain

The Antarctica Strain

Scientists show microbes can survive after 8 million years on ice.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted November 28, 2007

Julie Rauer on the 'Line

Julie Rauer on the ‘Line

The art of science meets the science of art in Julie Rauer’s work

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted December 6, 2006

I thought stingrays were harmless, so how did one manage to kill the "Crocodile Hunter?"

I thought stingrays were harmless, so how did one manage to kill the “Crocodile Hunter?”

–asks Anonymous, from New York, New York.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted September 11, 2006

Overweight and Out of Luck

Overweight and Out of Luck

America’s weight problem is making medical diagnoses difficult.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted August 30, 2006

Armchair Athletes

Armchair Athletes

Watching the game might get your heart beating as fast as playing it.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted August 14, 2006

Stray Voltage Still on the Loose

Stray Voltage Still on the Loose

New York City’s power utility seeks ways to lessen the danger.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted August 4, 2006

Deep-sea Disappearing Act

Deep-sea Disappearing Act

Little-known fish are vanishing from the depths.

By Adam T. Hadhazy | Posted July 11, 2006