To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
Societies forget, and this physicist wants to know why.
Astronomy: Timothy Ferris eyes the amateur asteroid-watchers.
Microsoft unveils Sun Microsystems' vision for 2004
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In a highlight of last week's conference, Gates calls for zero emissions and agrees with Obama: We need nukes
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
Franklin is all about energy and climate, as well as interplay between the two. Today, it's hunting for fossil fuels--and considering the consequences of burning them
Full body, nearly real-time imaging is here.
More scientists need to recycle this noble gas.
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Check out some of the most important research in any field at a glance
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