Richard Preston’s fan favorite promises high-octane thrills but comes up short on the science.continue reading
Richard Preston’s fan favorite promises high-octane thrills but comes up short on the science.
A new report on Mars One casts doubt on the outfit’s heady plans for colonizing space.
The comet landing tomorrow will be a defining event for space exploration and for our species. Stay tuned to the live streams to ensure you don’t miss a second of coverage.
A recent breakthrough in the study of norovirus may lead to new treatments.
When science and art collaborate, we all benefit. Fire up your imagination with these creative presentations of science.
The recent brawl on Bill Maher is an indication of how badly we need other voices in the conversation about Islam.
Andy Weir invites us into a world where bottomless ingenuity, basic NASA provisions and copious amounts of duct tape are all you need to survive a death sentence on Mars.
If you’ve ever wondered how to properly configure your Xbox 360 for HDMI output, this is the guide for you.
Don’t be alarmed. I read this so you don’t have to. Oh and this is the first review in which I’ve actually used a curse word. So there’s that.
A generation-spanning dystopian vision of government overreach, from one of the greatest writers the English language has ever known.
In this brief volume Robert Osserman opens up the aesthetic space as he volleys philosophy in between sets of mathematical exposition.
Columnist Jacob Sullum’s data-centric treatise is requisite reading for informed discussion on drug use and, inevitably, the war on drugs–its basis, its value, its cultural implications.