Blog Profile / Wired: Science


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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

All Aboard the Most Tricked-Out Science Ship in America

Climb aboard for a tour of the Sally Ride, the ship that'll lead America into a new era of ocean science. The post All Aboard the Most Tricked-Out Science Ship in America appeared first on WIRED.

Experts Answer Your Biggest Questions About Earthquakes

Here's WIRED's guide to some common earthquake questions. The post Experts Answer Your Biggest Questions About Earthquakes appeared first on WIRED.

Join Scientists as They Explore the Sunken USS Independence Aircraft Carrier

On Monday evening, scientists aboard the research vessel Nautilus piloted two ROVs 2,700 feet deep to find an icon of World War II. The post Join Scientists as They Explore the Sunken USS Independence Aircraft Carrier appeared first on WIRED.

No, the Seafloor Didn’t Grow Hair. Those Are Eels

Some things just aren't supposed to have hair. Patrick Stewart, for instance, or hairless chihuahuas. And definitely not the ocean floor. The post No, the Seafloor Didn't Grow Hair. Those Are Eels appeared first on WIRED.

Video: How Olympic Athletes Hack Their Sports With Physics

Five videos to understand the incredible science that went into preparing for the 2016 Olympic Games. The post Video: How Olympic Athletes Hack Their Sports With Physics appeared first on WIRED.

What’s Inside Industrial Epoxy? BPA and Somethin’ Garlicky

J-B Weld adhesive was invented by a truck mechanic as an alternative to torch welding. The post What's Inside Industrial Epoxy? BPA and Somethin' Garlicky appeared first on WIRED.

A Master of Umbral Moonshine Toys With String Theory

The physicist-mathematician Miranda Cheng is working to harness a mysterious connection between string theory, algebra, and number theory. The post A Master of Umbral Moonshine Toys With String Theory appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: Star Shrapnel Comin’ Through!

Space photos of the week, August 14 — 20, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: Star Shrapnel Comin' Through! appeared first on WIRED.

A Magical Mushroom Powder Blocks Bitterness in Food

Blocking bitterness in foods could cut sugar intake by half. A powerful powder made from mushrooms promises just that. But is it too good to be true? The post A Magical Mushroom Powder Blocks Bitterness in Food appeared first on WIR...

How the Blue Cut Blaze Spawns Those Insane Firenadoes

Firenadoes are spinning columns of smoke and fire, caused by wind interacting with the blaze itself---a complex mix of fire and fluid dynamics. The post How the Blue Cut Blaze Spawns Those Insane Firenadoes appeared first on WIRED.

How to Succeed in the Asteroid Business Without Really Mining

Asteroid miners need a short-term financial plan that will keep them in business until they can get rich extracting resources from space-rocks. The post How to Succeed in the Asteroid Business Without Really Mining appeared first on WIRED.

What Climate Change Skeptics Aren’t Getting About Science

In a recent discussion, Brian Cox and Malcolm Roberts debated on the merits of climate change. This brings up some common ideas about the nature of science. The post What Climate Change Skeptics Aren’t Getting About Science appeared first on WIRED.

How Climate Change Will Redraw Louisiana’s Flood Maps

Rebuilding after events like Louisiana's floods will take insurance that actually reflects the increasing risks of climate change. The post How Climate Change Will Redraw Louisiana's Flood Maps appeared first on WIRED.

The Succulent Science of Pressure Cooking

If you do it right, pressure is a great way to prepare food with incredible speed. Why? Because physics, that’s why. The post The Succulent Science of Pressure Cooking appeared first on WIRED.

How Can California Cut Methane Emissions if Cows Keep Cutting the Cheese?

California wants to limit the amount of greenhouse gas emitted by belching and farting of 5.5 million cows, but the industry is hitting back with a dose of reality The post How Can California Cut Methane Emissions if Cows Keep Cutting the Cheese? appeared first on WIRED.

If You Want a Superstar Horse, Start by Hacking Its DNA

Today, breeders and owners can look to genetics to produce the exact horses they want. And sometimes the difference comes down to a single gene or mutation. The post If You Want a Superstar Horse, Start by Hacking Its DNA appeared first on WIRED.

Marine Heatwaves Are Spawning Unprecedented Climate Chaos

Wide-scale disruption from warming oceans is increasing, but they could change our understanding of the climate The post Marine Heatwaves Are Spawning Unprecedented Climate Chaos appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: Don’t Tell This Irregular Galaxy What to Do

Space photos of the week, August 7–13, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: Don’t Tell This Irregular Galaxy What to Do appeared first on WIRED.

Rio’s Diving Pool: Still Finding It Too Easy to Be Green

The green water in the Rio Olympic diving pool isn't turning blue quite yet. And it smells. The post Rio's Diving Pool: Still Finding It Too Easy to Be Green appeared first on WIRED.

A New Measurement Deepens the Puzzle of the Proton’s Size

A discrepancy in the measured size of the “deuteron” increases the chance that something is amiss in our understanding of atoms. The post A New Measurement Deepens the Puzzle of the Proton's Size appeared first on WIRED.

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