By Gregory Mone
Posted 06.26.2003 at 2:17 pm 0 Comments
As SARS evolved from what seemed like a small problem into a global scare, everyone assumed that the virus's spread was abetted by air travel: someone returning from China, for example, carrying SARS to Canada. Few, though, considered the possibility that the vehicle the virus traveled in might have been a comet. Yet to one man, space travel is the best explanation for the disease's spread.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.