Author: Charlie Wood

Going the distance: How NASA launches spacecraft so far on so little

Going the distance: How NASA launches spacecraft so far on so little

Saturn orbiter Cassini traveled nearly 5 billion miles on less than four tons of fuel

By Charlie Wood | Posted April 23, 2018

Forever young: how society might adapt to longer lives

Forever young: how society might adapt to longer lives

Living longer will shake up social institutions, experts say

By Charlie Wood | Posted April 2, 2018

Urban Oasis

Urban Oasis

How a band of renegades created New York’s first community garden

By Charlie Wood | Posted February 16, 2018

We’re flushing energy down the toilet

We’re flushing energy down the toilet

But engineers are trying to reclaim it downstream

By Charlie Wood | Posted December 15, 2017

Feeling down? Climbing could lift your spirits

Feeling down? Climbing could lift your spirits

But don’t stop taking medication

By Charlie Wood | Posted November 16, 2017