Blog Profile / Scientific American: Observations


URL :http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/observations/
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Archived Since:November 13, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Dogfight against Rogue Drones Begins

Close encounters between aircraft pilots and unlicensed drones in the U.S. have nearly tripled in the past year -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

To Play or Not to Play the Exoplanet Name Game?

Campaigns to name exoplanets seem like Shakespearean farce -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Google Will No Longer Build Driverless Cars

Co-founders Page and Brin create a collection of companies called Alphabet that let Google focus on search while others shoot for the moon -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Jon Stewart's Top 10 Science Moments on The Daily Show [Video]

After 16 years, Jon Stewart signed off from The Daily Show on August 6, but not before leaving the world a trove of humorous and pointed clips about science -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Is It Snowing on Pluto?

Snowfall is rare in our solar system. A tantalizing new image suggests that the dwarf planet may be one of the few places where it occurs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Scientific Inventions Sparked Population Explosion

A video timeline shows 2,000 years of population growth to projections to 2050 -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

How Precision Medicine Will Transform Cancer Treatment [VIDEO]

Nobelist Harold Varmus on the promise of a new generation of cancer treatments—and the big challenges that remain -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What if Dark Matter is Stranger Than We Thought? [Video]

The universe’s hidden stuff could be a mirror world of invisible particles and “dark atoms” -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

8 Spacecraft That Have Been Rescued, Resurrected and Repurposed

In celebration of the Philae lander waking up from its long slumber, we take a look back at other spacecraft that have experienced resurrections -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

75-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Soft Tissue Suggests Ancient Organic Preservation May Be Common

Researchers have found what appear to be collagen fibers and blood cells in unremarkable-looking fossils -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Archaeologists Take Wrong Turn, Find World's Oldest Stone Tools [Update]

SAN FRANCISCO–Archaeologists working in the Kenyan Rift Valley have discovered the oldest known stone tools in the world. Dated to around 3.3 million years ago, the implements are some 700,000... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.c...

Black Hole "Blazars" Reveal Hidden Side of the Universe [Video]

The bright lights from these hungry black holes revealed a subtle background field -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

MESSENGER’s Mercurial Swan Song and Other Interplanetary Smashups

On April 30, if all goes well, after running out of fuel to fight off orbital decay NASA’s long-running MESSENGER spacecraft will end its mission to Mercury by crashing into the planet’s... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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