Featured by Bruce Grierson
Environmental Visionaries: The Diaper Farmer
Willem van Cotthem’s super-soil harnesses the power of Pampers to turn dirt into lush gardens
Power From The People
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
The Turtle Trainer
He lured the ocean’s premier coal-mine canary into captivity
The Von Braunian
999 Dollars for Knowing Where to Bang
Days with Two Sunrises and Your Dinner in a Cup
My Rocket is Going to Get You to LEO!
...and other rallying cries from the fringes of the final frontier.
Last One to Mars is a Rotten Egg!
Even before President Bush officially announced the rebranding of NASA
Beyond NASA: Dawn of the Next Space Age
Burning with DIY ambitions, entrepreneurs are launching rockets, planning microgravity experiments, designing space hotels--and elbowing government out of their way.
Man at Play in the Cosmos
A who's who of space-exploration contenders wouldn't be complete without capitalists, NGOs, big government and the clinically insane.
The Hound of the Data Points
Geographic profiling pioneer Kim Rossmo has been likened to Sherlock Holmes; his Watson in the hunt for serial killers is a digital sidekick -- an algorithm he calls Rigel.