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Space, Physics, and Math
The World's Largest Fusion Reactors Are Under Construction but Cheap Energy Is Still Just a Dream
Vehicles could get a boost in gas mileage from GenShock, a shock absorber developed by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Exposure to space radiation on long-term interplanetary voyages could threaten astronauts’ health and thwart manned missions.
An underwater spy and the man who's building it.
A proposal to upgrade the U.S. arsenal has sparked an explosive debate.
New centers aim to prevent nanotechnology environmental disasters.
New research shows black holes cannot grow indefinitely, sparing the cosmos from eventual consumption.
Physicists hope to unlock the mystery of this bizarre substance.
New stellar speedometers may help astronomers solve some of the universe's biggest mysteries.
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Science and tradition meet when chemists cook up stretchy Turkish ice cream.
The Mars-bound spacecraft had seven minutes to slow from a blazing Mach 16 to the pace of a gentle breeze – or face destruction.
Is it worth sending people to Mars when robots already go there safely and on the cheap?
Asks Vinny from Staten Island