By Gregory Mone
Posted 01.01.2005 at 6:00 pm 0 Comments
A neutron walks into a bar, orders a beer, and pulls out some cash to pay. But the bartender won’t accept the money. “For you,” he says, “no charge.” If you think that’s funny, wait’ll you hear the one about the muons. On January 13, the tiny New Deal Caf in Greenbelt, Maryland, will resound with such one-liners, as well as physics-themed poetry, music and dramatic readings.
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.