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Stories by John Horgan

Hot Spot

Hot Spot

Computers re-create weather of an ancient supercontinent

September 1, 1989 — John Horgan
The Masai

The Masai

These pastoralists are key to the future of Kenya's wildlife

September 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Cosmic Collisions

Cosmic Collisions

Computer simulations suggest how elliptical galaxies formed

July 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Ethnography as Art

Ethnography as Art

"Complexifier" Clifford Geertz ponders anthropology's future

July 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Ivan's Eyes

Ivan's Eyes

A ban ends, and antisatellite weapons make a comeback

June 1, 1989 — John Horgan
The Finance of Fission

The Finance of Fission

Wall Street is reluctant to back a resurgence of nuclear power

June 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Do Bees Think?

Do Bees Think?

The discoverer of bat "sonar" thinks about animals' thoughts

May 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Pinning Down Clouds

Pinning Down Clouds

Scientists ponder the role of clouds in climatic change

May 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Flash Point

Flash Point

U.S. fusion workers chafe under security restrictions

April 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Fusion's Future

Fusion's Future

Will fusion-energy reactors be "too complex and costly"?

February 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Econo-SDI

Econo-SDI

"Limited" antimissile schemes are gaining in popularity

February 1, 1989 — John Horgan
Lone-Star Science

Lone-Star Science

The supercollider will be built in Texas-if it is built at all

January 1, 1989 — John Horgan
After Discovery ...

After Discovery ...

The future for space science looks bright-or does it?

December 1, 1988 — John Horgan
Ignorance in Action

Ignorance in Action

Politicians hear but do not heed scientists' advice on drug abuse

November 1, 1988 — John Horgan
The Bionic Mind

The Bionic Mind

Electrodes in the brain maysomeday- aid paralysis victims

October 1, 1988 — John Horgan
Test-Ban Countdown

Test-Ban Countdown

As START stalls, arms controllers focus again on nuclear testing

October 1, 1988 — John Horgan
K.A.L. 007

K.A.L. 007

Did the U.S. "misrepresent" a key piece of evidence?

August 1, 1988 — John Horgan
Snakebit

Snakebit

Opposition to U.S. research in biological warfare intensifies

July 1, 1988 — John Horgan
Yucca Mountain, Nevada

Yucca Mountain, Nevada

Can it contain our deadliest nuclear waste for 10,000 years?

June 1, 1988 — John Horgan
Stories by John Horgan

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