November 2010: 39 Days to Mars

The PopSci Brilliant 10 young geniuses, high-def 3-D cameras on a budget, endangered dinners, and more


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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