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Adam T. Hadhazy

November 13, 2008

As one space mission ends, another begins. NASA announced this week that the agency has not received a signal from the Phoenix lander since November 2. The interplanetary flatline indicates […]

October 3, 2008

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

September 12, 2008

Do you think “Large Hadron Collider” (LHC) is a clunky name for the world’s biggest atom smasher? If so, you might be able to do something about it. The Royal […]

August 27, 2008

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

August 15, 2008

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

July 30, 2008

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

July 6, 2008

Presidential and Congressional wannabees, take note: A new poll published last week indicates that voters in both parties support the notion of using science and technology to solve the nation’s […]

April 30, 2008

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

April 11, 2008

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

April 8, 2008

Are you a stargazer? If you just happened to be staring up at the constellation Bootes (the “Bear Watcher”) at 2:12 AM Eastern Standard Time on March 19th and you […]

April 7, 2008

- Asks Eric from Baltimore

February 15, 2008

Questions about possible antibiotic resistance are still unanswered.

January 28, 2008

– Asks BJ from Santa Monica, California

January 25, 2008

I see a flowering plant; a botanist sees a growth of poison hemlock, in the genus Conium and with typical foliation. This flora contains a potent neurotoxin, administered by the […]


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