As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
By Rena Marie PacellaPosted 09.09.2009 at 11:08 am 5 Comments
So you want to explore the deepest caves? Design the cars of the future? Fire rockets? Don't wait until you graduate. Here are 10 college programs that offer the most fun per credit—and can help you land your ideal job.
NASA's Phoenix probe is in for a wild ride before it settles down on the Red Planet
By Gregory MonePosted 05.14.2008 at 11:29 am 0 Comments
Just because NASA has two robots on the surface right now doesn't mean the landing of the Phoenix probe is a sure thing. At a news conference yesterday, NASA officials stressed that landing a spacecraft on Mars isn't easy: 55 percent of all attempts to do so have failed. Not to mention that the technique Phoenix will use to do so hasn't been employed in a while.