Featured in October 2009
What Does A Star Sound Like?
Assuming you could withstand the heat
Could A Spacecraft Fly Straight Through Jupiter?
Despite its gusty reputation as a “gas giant,” Jupiter’s blood-red clouds hide a dense, rocky core that’s perhaps 20 times … Continued
Gray Matter: The Hidden Uses of Everyday Explosives
When you stop and look, you may be surprised to find yourself surrounded by all kinds of explosives--some that detonate easier than dynamite
Instant Expert: Dark Flow Revealed
The Big Question: Why are galaxies moving toward the same point, as if pulled by an unknown force?
Instant Expert: the Return of Swine Flu
The Big Question: How many people will it infect this year?
This Month’s Innovations For a Greener Future: Megakites, Solar Flowers, and More
A kite flown in a strong breeze will quickly unspool string as it climbs higher. KiteGen Research in Italy aims … Continued
Use it Better: Nintendo DSi Homebrew Guide
Tap unofficial software to make your Nintendo DSi do more than play games
Robots That Eat Bugs and Plants for Power
Controversial robots devour biomass to gain energy independence
Kurtsystems “Equine Training System” Means Faster Steeds, Fewer Injuries
A horse trots along a dirt road in Turkey, encased by the Kurtsystems Car equine training system. What may look … Continued
Science Confirms the Obvious
It takes real proof to back up even the simplest theories--these 10 studies show that the obvious can have not-so-obvious implications