Excerpt: The Great Halifax Explosion
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Sixty years ago today, the U.S. detonated the first hydrogen bomb. Here's how we got there. Plus, the atomic spaceship we're still waiting for.
To improve its virtual-reality simulators, the military wants to incorporate smell. For help, it's turning to Hollywood
U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
Within 10 years, infantry soldiers will go into battle with autonomous robots close behind them. One day, they'll be fighting side-by-side
It's the ultimate nightmare: a nuclear attack in the U.S. masterminded by terrorists. Here's how that could happen-- and how we can prevent it
Hail fighters and their strange devices
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.
New Military Channel program showcases the latest tech designed by the U.S. military.
Worst Science Jobs II: Number 8
The cast of 'Teen Titans Go! To the Movies' find out what their powers could do in real life.
Here's hoping this month's release of the Hollywood sea-fighting epic Master and Commander will do justice to those magnificent men and their sailing machines. On these pages, the mightiest ships of then and now.
The same science powers bright carbide lamps and loud toy cannons
A laser cannon that blasts from the air
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"This Isn't the Petition Response You're Looking For"
A history of rocket technology.
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Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
Hang On for Your Life! (Forget Your Lunch)Cross a robot with virtual reality, and What do you get? A thrill ride Guaranteed to blow your mind