September 2013: The Next Space Shuttle

September 2013

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Thinking about a science degree? Consider a lab where research meets white-knuckled adventure. By Brooke Borel

A 12-year-old electronics prodigy wanted to make education more fun. So he became a teacher. By Susan Moran

Aftermarket Education

As the selection of open online courses grow, learning doesn't end with a degree. By Jefferson Mok

A new type of engine could user in an era of affordable spaceplanes. By Nicole Dyer

World War II combat pilots have been lost at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean for nearly 70 years. Now autonomous robots have been deployed to find them. By Andy Isaacson

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