In search of…
- Where does space start? Right here.
- Volcanic lightning in a bottle.
- Meet ‘Jaguar’, the closest thing we’ve got to Douglas Adams’ supercomputer Deep Thought.
- New study predicts the devastating effect global warming will have on corn.
- Bendable laser light bullets have arrived right alongside a little thing called… the future.
- Is the expansion of the universe slowing down — or were we simply wrong about dark energy?
- The men who fell to earth… in a Soyuz capsule.
- The long-awaited, appropriately heralded physics of tossing a pizza. With video.
- A cosmic hand tears the fabric of the universe, and other stunning celestial images from New Scientist’s tour of the best images from 100 hours of Astronomy.
- Redefining the baby-boomer universe, one balloon at a time.
- One man’s trash is another man’s treasure… even in Antarctica.
- Food safety in the States is on the decline… who wants take out?
- Tinkering with the atmosphere… Obama’s science advisor reveals his plans to ‘play God’ with the weather (or play Sean Connery in ‘The Avengers’ – Your call.)
- But not everyone buys into global warming, least of all this former Senator’s aide turned interweb debunker (not to be confused with the pixies’ debaser.)
- The US power grid is vulnerable to foreign infiltration and cyber attacks. In other news, the sky is blue.
- The power of flight demystified.
- At last, a ‘friendly’ death star laser.
Quote of the Day:
“It’s up to Australia to show the rest of the world what the new landscape will be – one that’s come to terms with limitations…”