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Pluto’s ongoing identity crisis stirs planet definition debate

Pluto’s ongoing identity crisis stirs planet definition debate

If you think this is just about Pluto, you’re thinking too small

By | Posted February 13, 2015

The fashonista physicist

The fashonista physicist

Theoretical physicist Ágnes Mócsy teaches art students science

By | Posted February 11, 2015

NASA opts out of new moon race

NASA opts out of new moon race

Did the U.S. make the wrong call in choosing an asteroid mission over a moon base?

By | Posted February 4, 2015

The twisted tale of laser fusion

The twisted tale of laser fusion

A science historian unearths a story of secrecy, jealousy and the dream of unlimited energy

By | Posted January 28, 2015

Finding Philae: the case of the missing comet lander

Finding Philae: the case of the missing comet lander

Two months after its historic comet landing, Philae’s whereabouts are still unknown

By | Posted January 15, 2015

Caught in the crossfire of the data throttling battle

Caught in the crossfire of the data throttling battle

The FTC vs. AT&T lawsuit is just the beginning of the war over mobile data law

By | Posted January 8, 2015

Fusing the Manhattan Project into a national park

Fusing the Manhattan Project into a national park

A newly authorized park hopes to make the forgotten history of the atomic bomb public knowledge

By | Posted January 2, 2015

'The little telescope that could'

‘The little telescope that could’

Hubble Space Telescope faces an uncertain future as it approaches its 25th birthday

By | Posted December 2, 2014

Curtains up, cellphones out

Curtains up, cellphones out

Theater experts are connecting audiences with smartphones

By | Posted November 25, 2014

Remembering the ladies of computer innovation

Remembering the ladies of computer innovation

Walter Isaacson’s “The Innovators” and the restoration of women to their rightful place computing history

By | Posted November 11, 2014

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