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The Austere Beauty of Other Worlds

The Austere Beauty of Other Worlds

In the northern winter months we are surrounded by the stark beauty of chilled landscapes. From the darkness of the far north, broken perhaps only by starlight and the glow of aurora, to the brisk grey streets of Manhattan and its now skeletal trees with their claw-like limbs and knobbly stubs pressed to the skies, [...]..

December 30, 2011 — Caleb A. Scharf
Who Should Explore Space: Astronauts or Astro-Bots?

Who Should Explore Space: Astronauts or Astro-Bots?

document.write(""); Check out our latest Space Exploration coverage: This Way to Mars In-Depth Report : The Future of Deep-Space Exploration Forget Asteroids—Send a Manned Flyby Mission to Venus How an Energy-Efficient Spacecraft Could Revolutionize Space Travel [Video] Breaking the Deep-Space Barrier [Interactive]...

December 5, 2011 — THE EDITORS
Hubble Unearths Distant Colourful Dwarf Galaxies

Hubble Unearths Distant Colourful Dwarf Galaxies

Hubble has uncovered a goldmine of young dwarf galaxies that are undergoing intense bursts of star formation. Dwarf galaxies are the most common in the universe but until now astronomers had seen few examples of distant dwarf galaxies because they are small and not very bright...

November 24, 2011 — Kelly Oakes
Strings, Geometry, and the Ultimate Reality: The Debate

Strings, Geometry, and the Ultimate Reality: The Debate

Can strings be the ultimate constituents of the universe–more fundamental than matter or energy, and even than space or time? If they’re not made of matter or energy, what are they, then?...

July 30, 2011 — Davide Castelvecchi
Cool Math & Physics Blogs

Cool Math & Physics Blogs

From time to time, I’ve done something that could be construed as blogging for years now (at my web site, sciencewriter.org), but I am still a blogosphere novice.

July 28, 2011 — Davide Castelvecchi
Welcome to Basic Space!

Welcome to Basic Space!

Welcome to Basic Space. For those who read my blog before (all three of you…), this is going to be much the same, only bigger and better.

July 5, 2011 — Kelly Oakes
Welcome to PsiVid

Welcome to PsiVid

Your PsiVid hosts, Carin Bondar and Joanne Manaster, will be watching the world of science film and video, and sharing our great finds with science enthusiasts like you.

July 5, 2011 — Carin Bondar
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Self-Awareness or Illusion?

Self-Awareness or Illusion?

Solving the “Hard Problem”