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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The ISS Will Get Three New Astronauts Today

Today, a three-crew team of international astronauts safely rocketed toward the International Space Station. The post The ISS Will Get Three New Astronauts Today appeared first on WIRED.

Twenty Things People Say Dark Matter Is Made Of

Dark matter makes the universe expand more slowly than anyone would expect. No one knows what it's made of. But...they have some ideas. The post Twenty Things People Say Dark Matter Is Made Of appeared first on WIRED.

America Has a Whole Lot of Potentially Active Volcanoes

The Cascade volcanoes and Yellowstone may get the press, but the U.S. is full of other volcanic gems. The post America Has a Whole Lot of Potentially Active Volcanoes appeared first on WIRED.

The Martian‘s Andy Weir Is All Buddy-Buddy with NASA

Andy Weir's The Martian, a bestselling book slash soon-to-be Matt Damon-headlined movie, is basically a giant advertisement for NASA’s unfunded human Mars mission. The post The Martian‘s Andy Weir Is All Buddy-Buddy with NASA appeared first on WIRED.

Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up.

We now have the power to easily alter DNA. It could eliminate disease. It could solve world hunger. It could get really out of hand. The post Easy DNA Editing Will Remake the World. Buckle Up. appeared first on WIRED.

Physics Says Tiny Ant-Man Should Be Running Weirder

When Ant-Man shrinks he appears to run just like a tiny human. But do tiny things move just like big things? The answer is "no." The post Physics Says Tiny Ant-Man Should Be Running Weirder appeared first on WIRED.

The Tech World’s Blood-Test Darling Gets Nods From the FDA

Blood testing company Theranos got a federal waiver that lets them distribute their technology nationwide. The post The Tech World’s Blood-Test Darling Gets Nods From the FDA appeared first on WIRED.

Another Personal Genetics Company Is Sharing Client Data

Personal genetics company AncestryDNA will hand over its genetic data to Google-owned Calico. The post Another Personal Genetics Company Is Sharing Client Data appeared first on WIRED.

The Feds Could Be Trouble for Private Rocket Launches

A new crop of companies are betting on shuttling flocks of small satellites into space. The post The Feds Could Be Trouble for Private Rocket Launches appeared first on WIRED.

Broken Strut Responsible for SpaceX’s Sad Rocket Explosion

Elon Musk announced why his SpaceX rocket exploded three weeks ago on its way to the ISS–sort of. The post Broken Strut Responsible for SpaceX’s Sad Rocket Explosion appeared first on WIRED.

Uh Oh: That Video of a Pistol-Firing Drone Is Probably Real

This video shows a drone firing a gun. It's probably real. The post Uh Oh: That Video of a Pistol-Firing Drone Is Probably Real appeared first on WIRED.

A Russian Tycoon Is Spending $100 Million to Hunt for Aliens

The search for intelligent alien life hasn't turned up anything yet. Maybe $100 million will get things moving. The post A Russian Tycoon Is Spending $100 Million to Hunt for Aliens appeared first on WIRED.

Chemists Invent New Letters for Nature’s Genetic Alphabet

Scientists hope that new genetic letters, created in the lab, will endow DNA with new powers. The post Chemists Invent New Letters for Nature’s Genetic Alphabet appeared first on WIRED.

The Soviet Military’s Eerily Detailed Guide to San Diego

The Soviets didn't stop at just making some of the most accurate and detailed maps of the day. The post The Soviet Military’s Eerily Detailed Guide to San Diego appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: Hello, Pluto, You Beautiful Thing

Space Photos of the Week, July 12 – 18. The post Space Photos of the Week: Hello, Pluto, You Beautiful Thing appeared first on WIRED.

Inside the Secret World of Russia’s Cold War Mapmakers

The Soviet military mapped the entire world, but few have seen the actual, physical maps—until now. The post Inside the Secret World of Russia’s Cold War Mapmakers appeared first on WIRED.

Here’s All the Pluto Science From New Horizons So Far

When New Horizons mission scientists launched their probe nearly a decade ago, they had no idea what to expect when it reached Pluto. The post Here’s All the Pluto Science From New Horizons So Far appeared first on WIRED.

Watch: Fly Over Pluto’s Icy Mountains With New Horizons

NASA released an animation of New Horizons' flyover of two of Pluto's most interesting regions: its icy mountains and frozen plains. The post Watch: Fly Over Pluto’s Icy Mountains With New Horizons appeared first on WIRED.

It’s Been a Busy Week of Explosive Eruptions in Mexico

Colima in Mexico had a busy week, but might be calming down. The post It’s Been a Busy Week of Explosive Eruptions in Mexico appeared first on WIRED.

Let’s Nerd Out About Ants Before You See Ant-Man

We have some questions about Ant-Man's insect allies. The post Let’s Nerd Out About Ants Before You See Ant-Man appeared first on WIRED.

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