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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Hear Us Out: You Can Totally Make a Latte Without Milk

If you want a latte without the milk, you should be making it with poop. From bacteria, that is. The post Hear Us Out: You Can Totally Make a Latte Without Milk appeared first on WIRED.

How Queer Scientists Are Shaping Their Future With a Survey

Why are there so few openly queer people in STEM? And what are LGBTQ scientists and their experiences actually like? The post How Queer Scientists Are Shaping Their Future With a Survey appeared first on WIRED.

Your Scientific Guide to Eating Like a Good Human in 2016

If you care about health, sustainability, and food that actually tastes good, we’re here to help. So relax, pick up your fork, and chow down. The post Your Scientific Guide to Eating Like a Good Human in 2016 appeared first on WIRED...

The Bird That Kicks the Ever-Loving Crap Out of Its Prey

This hard-core bird of prey doesn't soar and swoop on its victims---it prefers to kick them to death. The post The Bird That Kicks the Ever-Loving Crap Out of Its Prey appeared first on WIRED.

The Physics of Trying to Crash Into the Sun

Why is it so difficult to crash into the Sun? This numerical calculation in python shows just how difficult it can be. Homework questions included. The post The Physics of Trying to Crash Into the Sun appeared first on WIRED.

There’s a Good Explanation for This Bouncy Patch of Grass in Siberia

During an unusually hot summer this year, researchers in Siberia stumbled upon fifteen of these oddly bouncy patches of grass. The post There's a Good Explanation for This Bouncy Patch of Grass in Siberia appeared first on WIRED.

The Whale Guardians of San Francisco Bay

This time of year, humpback and blue whales come to feed on masses of krill in the San Francisco Bay. They make for an amazing research opportunity. The post The Whale Guardians of San Francisco Bay appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: These Galaxies Got a Warped POV

Space photos of the week, July 17—23, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: These Galaxies Got a Warped POV appeared first on WIRED.

Mining Black Hole Collisions for Hints of the Elusive Axion

The physicist Asimina Arvanitaki is thinking up ways to search gravitational wave data for evidence of dark matter particles orbiting black holes. The post Mining Black Hole Collisions for Hints of the Elusive Axion appeared first on WIRED.

It Would Take a Lot of THC to Contaminate a Water Supply

A small town in Colorado detected THC in samples of its water supply. That's probably not what it is. The post It Would Take a Lot of THC to Contaminate a Water Supply appeared first on WIRED.

Fossil Fuel Industry Finds a New Way to Stymie Protests

When lease sales for offshore oil and gas drilling are held online, environmental protesters won't have a place to protest. The post Fossil Fuel Industry Finds a New Way to Stymie Protests appeared first on WIRED.

So, Space Shuttle Pilot Eileen Collins Speaking at the RNC. That Was Interesting

Collins has been critical of the Obama administration and NASA’s current mission for a few years now. The post So, Space Shuttle Pilot Eileen Collins Speaking at the RNC. That Was Interesting appeared first on WIRED.

Here’s How to Make Perfect, Fluffy Soft Serve—with Dry Ice

Better than a freezer, better than liquid nitrogen: It's dry ice. The post Here's How to Make Perfect, Fluffy Soft Serve—with Dry Ice appeared first on WIRED.

SoCal’s Massive Water Agency Grabs Up Land on NorCal’s Wettest River

Southern California's huge water agency hopes that buying four islands east of San Francisco will secure its future water resources. The post SoCal's Massive Water Agency Grabs Up Land on NorCal's Wettest River appeared first on WIR...

A New Map of the Brain Redraws the Boundaries of Neuroscience

Just like regular maps, brain maps are useful points of reference. Scientists use them to agree on what they’re studying in the first place. The post A New Map of the Brain Redraws the Boundaries of Neuroscience appeared first on WI...

Someone Got Zika in Utah and No One Knows How

The patient had cared for someone else with Zika, but no mosquitoes or sexual contact are reportedly involved. The post Someone Got Zika in Utah and No One Knows How appeared first on WIRED.

No, the Death Star Isn’t Impossibly Big in the Rogue One Poster. We Did the Math

People are complaining about the size of the Death Star in the Rogue One poster. Here's how you could actually make that picture. The post No, the Death Star Isn’t Impossibly Big in the Rogue One Poster. We Did the Math appeared first on WIRED.

Watch SpaceX Attempt Its Second Falcon 9 Ground Landing

After delivering a resupply capsule to low Earth orbit, SpaceX will try to non-crash land its Falcon 9 first stage on a landing pad at Cape Canaveral. The post Watch SpaceX Attempt Its Second Falcon 9 Ground Landing appeared first on WIRED.

The Mad Dash to Clean Up Rio’s Guanabara Bay Before the Games

Before several hundred sailors and windsurfers begin to compete in Rio on August 8, floating streetsweepers are trying to clean up the waters. The post The Mad Dash to Clean Up Rio's Guanabara Bay Before the Games appeared first on WIRED.

Meet the Guy Who Left the SETI Institute to Talk to Aliens

Some scientists don't think it's worth sending messages out to alien life. Douglas Vakoch isn't one of them. The post Meet the Guy Who Left the SETI Institute to Talk to Aliens appeared first on WIRED.

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