August 2011: The 10 Most Awe-Inspiring Projects in the Universe

August 2011


These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope by Gregory Mone, Brooke Borel, Katherine Bagley and Jennifer Abbasi

Bill Andrews has spent two decades unlocking the molecular mechanisms of aging. His mission: to extend the human life span to 150 years--or die trying By Joseph Hooper

What's next for the system that moves most of the stuff on Earth? By Rena Marie Pacella

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