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This classic xkcd physics problem involves an accelerating velociraptor. Here is a numerical solution to this problem using python. The post Here’s How to Solve the xkcd Velociraptor Problem With Code appeared first on WIRED.
Framing the battle over credit for CRISPR as Berkeley v. MIT is wrong. The post The Battle Over Genome Editing Gets Science All Wrong appeared first on WIRED.
Nima Arkani-Hamed is championing a campaign to build the world’s largest particle collider, even as he pursues a new vision of the laws of nature. The post Visions of Future Physics appeared first on WIRED.
Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless. The post Security News This Week: Edward ‘Scissorhands’ Snowden Deserves to Be Free appeared first on WIRED.
Space photos of the week, September 27–October 3. The post Space Photos of the Week: Charon Has Some Serious Boo-Boos appeared first on WIRED.
The President told us to compare the number of Americans killed by gun violence to those killed by terrorism. We did. It's not even close. The post Guns Kill More Americans Than Terrorists Do appeared first on WIRED.
The southeastern coastal states are getting some nasty rain right now, but don't rush to blame Joaquin. The post The East Coast’s Heavy Rains Are Not From Hurricane Joaquin appeared first on WIRED.
In the rainforests of Peru there lurks a caterpillar that doesn’t appreciate people yelling at it. The post Absurd Creatures: The Caterpillar That Freaks Out if You Yell at It appeared first on WIRED.
NASA released the highest-res images of Charon yet and hot dang are they gorgeous. The post New Pics Show Charon at its Brightest and Most Beautiful appeared first on WIRED.
Over its 114 year history, the Nobel Prize has been given to some bad science, and some bad scientists. The post The Nobel Committee Hasn’t Always Picked the Right Winners appeared first on WIRED.
Fizzing carbon dioxide bubbles that shoot medicine deep into bleeding wounds could be a lifesaver on the battlefield. The post Gas-Propelled Microparticles Could Stop Bleeding in Wounds appeared first on WIRED.
If anything, science has only complicated the personhood debate. The post Why Science Can’t Say When a Baby’s Life Begins appeared first on WIRED.
Let’s meet the camel spiders, 1,000 or so species the world over, creatures wrapped in a layer of mystery in a layer of lore in a layer of straight up murder. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: This Ferocious Arachnid Is Death Wrapped in Mystery appeared first on WIRED.
NASA satellites provide a big-picture view of Hurricane Joaquin as it churns its way up the Atlantic seaboard. The post Hurricane Joaquin Looks Like a Beast From Space appeared first on WIRED.
Everyone likes to talk about the supermoon, but it really isn't that special. Here's why. The post The Supermoon Isn’t Super. It’s Just the Moon appeared first on WIRED.
GFT seemingly presented an eerily accurate projection of the prevalence of the flu, turning the digital refuse of people’s searches into potentially life saving insights. The post What We Can Learn From the Epic Failure of Google Flu Trends appeared first on WIRED.
NASA will livestream the launch of a Progress cargo spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome at 12:30 pm Eastern time. The post Watch the Launch to Resupply the ISS Right Here appeared first on WIRED.
State and federal agencies face problems and questions every day that are increasingly too big to solve without the public’s input and assistance. The post The Government Wants You to Help It Do Science Experiments appeared first on WIRED.
Scientists have identified bacteria that help prevent asthma. The post Your Gut Microbiome Could Put You at a Higher Risk of Asthma appeared first on WIRED.
Sequencing the first 2,500 human genomes has been a long, hard process. Here's what science has learned about the ways humans are different. The post What 2,500 Sequenced Genomes Say About Humanity’s Future appeared first on WIRED.