November 2010: 39 Days to Mars


39 Days to Mars

The 123,000 MPH Plasma Engine That Could Finally Take Astronauts To Mars** By Sam Howe Verhovek**

How It Works: How Physicists Use Strontium To Slice A Second Into Thinner Slivers

Measuring time more precisely than ever** By Erika Villani**

Is Your Dinner Endangered? DNA Detectives Investigate

Scientists deploy genetic forensics to protect overhunted animals By Laura Allen

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  • Scientists Find Potentially New Worm Species In The Atlantic Ocean
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