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Industry in Wartime, 1916

A look at manufacturing, much of devoted to filling the needs of the belligerants of the war

February 1, 2016 — Daniel C. Schlenoff

The Comet That Battered Jupiter, and Shook Congress

After Shoemaker–Levy 9 wrecked havoc on the solar system’s largest planet in 1994, for a rare moment on Earth politics were not parochial, but astronomical. Its political and scientific legacy still shines today

February 1, 2016 — Christine Gorman

How the Brain Finds Its Way [Video]

Discoveries about areas of the brain that function as a biological GPS were rewarded with a Nobel Prize in 2014. Watch two of the prizewinners describe this neural navigation system

December 22, 2015 — Gary Stix