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Blog Post Archive

Congress Saved the Science Budget—And That's the Problem

What the government pays for is what the government thinks is important. And the US government is getting that wrong.

How a Missing Penny Explains the Conservation of Energy

Energy is the answer to so many questions. But what is energy? That is the question.

Astrobee: The Adorable Little Robot That'll Soon Jet Around the ISS

Astrobee will float around assisting astronauts in a range of tasks. It’s a fascinating glimpse at NASA’s robotic future in space.

Hackers Aren't the Only Ones Defending Your Right to Federal Data

On Thursday, two senators introduced a bill that would make it much, much harder for any administration to disappear public data.

This Drone Once Fought Wars. Now It's Fighting Climate Change

This drone served in Iraq and Afghanistan—and it's going to take atmospheric data in Alaska next year.

A Cosmic-Ray Hunter Closes in on Super-Energetic Particles

Angela Olinto’s new balloon experiment takes her one step closer to the unknown source of the most energetic particles in the universe.

What if You Could Grow a Baby in an Artificial Womb?

An artificial womb to help premies makes you wonder where the technology could go next.

Game of Floods Is Like Settlers of Catan, Only It’s About Surviving Climate Change

Marin County’s “Game of Floods” teaches citizens how to make tough decisions for the future.

How NASA Visualizes Stunning Worlds Without Really Seeing Them

Making space seem real and beautiful isn't just marketing. It's good for science, too.

Who'll Be the First to Meld With the Machines? Diabetics

Five years ago, the feds would never let a computer deliver a drug that could kill you. Then they approved the artificial pancreas.

A New Sequence of the Barley Genome Could Open the Taps on Better Beer

A new high-resolution sequence of the barley genome could pave the way for better malt.

The Best Map Yet of Northeast Syrtis, a Promising Target for NASA's Mars 2020 Rover

A new map charts Northeast Syrtis---a promising potential landing site for NASA's next Mars rover---in unprecedented detail.

Aspiration's Impact Measurement is a banking tool for socially-conscious spending.

The Aspiration Impact Measurement rates companies based on how they treat people, and the planet.

4 Things Robots Need to Learn Before Working With Humans

If humans are at all going to get along with robots, we need to figure out how we’re going to interact with them, and in turn they’ll need to adapt to us.

Hey, Computer Scientists! Stop Hating on the Humanities

Opinion: Computer science departments need to teach coders more than just how to code.

The March for Science Brought Scientists Together—But What Do They Do Now?

Arguing for political activism may have been what science needed, but it could also make the fights ahead harder to win.

Why Memphis Has Two Marches for Science

The March for Science happening on Saturday has some big ideological problems.

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