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Amazing SpaceX Rocket Launch Video

SpaceX – of course – is already one of my favorite companies on the planet, or even throughout Known Space. They’re not-so-quietly revolutionizing the terran space industry with the humble goal of ultimately “enabling people to live on other planets.” Hey, I’m a person!...

October 29, 2013 — Brian Malow
‘Jade Rabbit’ is on the Moon

‘Jade Rabbit’ is on the Moon

At 1.11pm UTC today (8.11 am EST) the Chang’e-3 mission made a successful soft landing in an area toward the edge of the Sinus Iridum and Mare Imbrium – shown in this image by the red flag...

December 14, 2013 — Caleb A. Scharf
Guest Post: Energy innovation – do niche markets really matter?

Guest Post: Energy innovation – do niche markets really matter?

ByStijn van Ewijk In an ever changing world, technological innovation allows us to adapt, survive and thrive. Innovation can impact us adversely as well – the steam engine brought the industrial revolution and with it economic growth and prosperity as well as environmental pollution and inequality.In order to reap innovation’s full benefits, we should try [...]..

February 11, 2014 — Melissa C. Lott
In Mars We Trust

In Mars We Trust

As the spaceship slowly approaches Mars its captain is overcome by religious remorse. Though he is the mastermind behind the space station orbiting Earth, and hasn’t had any interest in the Bible before, he is now growing more and more convinced that mankind wasn’t meant to venture forth to other planets...

October 3, 2013 — Thore Bjørnvig
Food Week Collection at #SciAmBlogs – #SciAmFood

Food Week Collection at #SciAmBlogs – #SciAmFood

Wow, if I may say so myself, this was a wonderful week of food blogging! We launched a new group blog dedicated to food, and each of the seven bloggers posted this week.

September 6, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
Voyager Enters Interstellar Space, and More – The Countdown, Episode 31

Voyager Enters Interstellar Space, and More – The Countdown, Episode 31

More to explore: Voyager 1 Leaves the Solar System—for Real This Time (Scientific American) Voyager Has Entered The Interstellar Medium (Scientific American Blog Network) Space Farming: The Final Frontier (Modern Farmer) The inside of our Milky Way in 3D (Max Planck Institute) Moon Mission to Suck Up Lunar Dust (Nature News) (Scientific American is part [...]..

September 21, 2013 — Eric R. Olson
Khalil’s Picks (20 September 2013)

Khalil’s Picks (20 September 2013)

This week on Picks: prosopagnosia (!!!!), violent video games, delusions, white whales, a frog that got fried by a NASA spaceship, and so much more.

September 20, 2013 — Khalil A. Cassimally
How wi-fi would look like

How wi-fi would look like

Image of the Week #104, August 13th, 2013: From: Physics Week in Review: August 10, 2013 by Jennifer Ouellette at Cocktail Party Physics. Source: Nickolay Lamm Cocktail Party Physics is never a blog to shy away from stunning imagery...

August 13, 2013 — Bora Zivkovic
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Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

Dwindling Supply. Increasing Demand.

Solving the Water Crisis