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Off-the-shelf technology could ward off missile attacks on military helicopters

October 1, 2010 — Charles Q. Choi
Supersolidity flows back

Supersolidity flows back

Doubts over the existence of the mysterious quantum phenomenon may soon be laid to rest.

September 2, 2010
Money Buys Unhappiness

Money Buys Unhappiness

Thinking about cash impairs the ability to savor experiences

August 31, 2010 — R. Douglas Fields
Market Reforms, 20 Years Later

Market Reforms, 20 Years Later

Economic, political and cultural forces have boosted Poland but fallen short in Russia

August 3, 2010 — Jeffrey D. Sachs
Paul Dirac: "The Strangest Man" of Science, Part 2

Paul Dirac: "The Strangest Man" of Science, Part 2

Award-winning writer and physicist Graham Farmelo talks with podcast host Steve Mirsky about The Strangest Man, Farmelo's biography of Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist Paul Dirac. Part 2 of 2. Web sites related to this episode include www.thestrangestman.com and http://bit.ly/dirac1963

June 25, 2010 — Steve Mirsky
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Help Us Reforest the Mississippi River Valley