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URL :http://www.wired.com/category/science/
Filed Under:Academics / General Science
Posts on Regator:5174
Posts / Week:12.6
Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Just Give Up. It’s Impossible to Bug-Proof Your Home

Stop worrying and just welcome your new insect overlords. The post Just Give Up. It’s Impossible to Bug-Proof Your Home appeared first on WIRED.

Make Your Own Tanker Implosion With a Soda Can

The MythBusters made a train tanker car implode due to a pressure difference. You can do something similar at home with a soda can. The post Make Your Own Tanker Implosion With a Soda Can appeared first on WIRED.

SpaceX Still Hasn’t Gotten Its Sea Legs

Today's Falcon 9 tipped over after hitting its drone barge target. The post SpaceX Still Hasn’t Gotten Its Sea Legs appeared first on WIRED.

String Theory Might Merge With the Other Theory of Everything

Two leading candidates for a “theory of everything,” long thought incompatible, may be two sides of the same coin. The post String Theory Might Merge With the Other Theory of Everything appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: A Green Pea Galaxy Gets Groovin’

Space photos of the week, January 10–16. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Green Pea Galaxy Gets Groovin’ appeared first on WIRED.

SpaceX Rocket vs. Robot Boat, Round 4! Tune in Live to the Grudge Fight

This weekend, get ready to watch the greatest giant-robot rematch of all time, probably. The post SpaceX Rocket vs. Robot Boat, Round 4! Tune in Live to the Grudge Fight appeared first on WIRED.

To Cut Costs and Save Time, NASA’s Taking More Risks

As NASA chooses its next cargo haulers for the ISS, a new report says the agency might be repeating the errors of its past. The post To Cut Costs and Save Time, NASA’s Taking More Risks appeared first on WIRED.

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Magnificent Bearded Vulture Only Eats Bone. Metal, Dude

The beautiful bearded vulture feeds almost exclusively on skeletal fragments. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: The Magnificent Bearded Vulture Only Eats Bone. Metal, Dude appeared first on WIRED.

Napa’s Fermenting Your Wine With Submarine Technology

A Napa vineyard's high-tech logic control system can detect risk factors before they develop into wine-spoiling problems. The post Napa’s Fermenting Your Wine With Submarine Technology appeared first on WIRED.

Watch Two Astronauts Repair the ISS in the Dark

Space walks are always pretty worry-making, but this particular excursion comes with some extra red flags. The post Watch Two Astronauts Repair the ISS in the Dark appeared first on WIRED.

Scientists Capture Crispr’s Gene-Cutting in Action

For the first time, a study led by Crispr/Cas9 pioneer Jennifer Doudna uses crystallography to capture Cas9 as it's primed to cut DNA. The post Scientists Capture Crispr’s Gene-Cutting in Action appeared first on WIRED.

Closing Hollywood Blvd. for The Force Awakens Barely Borked LA Roads

Waze data shows traffic in LA getting only slightly more intolerable during the closure of a major thoroughfare. The post Closing Hollywood Blvd. for The Force Awakens Barely Borked LA Roads appeared first on WIRED.

Flint’s High Lead Levels Have Doctors Struggling for Answers

It didn’t take long for Mona Hanna-Attisha to realized that something was wrong with the water in Flint, Michigan. The post Flint’s High Lead Levels Have Doctors Struggling for Answers appeared first on WIRED.

Space Mining Could Set Off a Star War

There are trillions of dollars of raw materials floating around up there inside asteroids. Who has the rights to harvest them? The post Space Mining Could Set Off a Star War appeared first on WIRED.

Force Awakens’ Starkiller Would Actually Fling Everyone Into Space

You've waited long enough. It's time for a post on the physics of the Star Wars VII Starkiller Base. Spoiler alert. The post Force Awakens’ Starkiller Would Actually Fling Everyone Into Space appeared first on WIRED.

Obama’s Anti-Cancer Moonshot Will Need More Than Research

This cancer-curing moonshot the President just assigned to Joe Biden...how's that going to work, exactly? The post Obama’s Anti-Cancer Moonshot Will Need More Than Research appeared first on WIRED.

Rep Jackie Speier on Why She’s Taking on Sexual Harassment in Science

On Tuesday, Rep Jackie Speier spoke out on sexual harassment in science and how she plans to craft legislation to deal with it. The post Rep Jackie Speier on Why She’s Taking on Sexual Harassment in Science appeared first on WIRED.

Nevados de Chillán in Chile Rumbles to Life, Forming a New Crater

For the first time in almost 13 years, Nevados de Chillán erupts. Meanwhile in Central America, both Chaparrastique and Momotombo were noisy. The post Nevados de Chillán in Chile Rumbles to Life, Forming a New Crater appeared first on WIRED.

Astrophysicists May Have Found Gravitational Waves. Or Not

Rumors of a new discovery (but no data to back it up) made their own waves in social media. The post Astrophysicists May Have Found Gravitational Waves. Or Not appeared first on WIRED.

The Lone Pilot Flying Over California’s Giant Methane Leak

Flying over Aliso Canyon provided the only available estimates of rate of the leak, which has been as high as 145,000 pounds per hour. The post The Lone Pilot Flying Over California’s Giant Methane Leak appeared first on WIRED.

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