Culture thriving in age of austerity
(Phys.org)—In a recently published paper, Andy Pratt, Professor of Culture, Media and Economy at King's, argues that the relationship between culture and the economy has changed, challenging the popular ...
Dragon makes history with space station docking
The private company SpaceX made history Friday with the docking of its Dragon capsule to the International Space Station, the most impressive feat yet in turning routine spaceflight over to the commercial ...
Soraa LED light may dim 50-watt halogen rivals
Gingrich vows to establish a colony on the moon (Update)
Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich has stirred strong passions by claiming he will establish a permanent moon base by 2020 if elected, but experts say he is living on another planet.
US scientists testing earthquake early warning
Elizabeth Cochran was sitting in her office when her computer suddenly sounded an alarm.
Better design decisions make energy-efficient buildings, researcher says
In the search for better ways to make more energy-efficient buildings, Leidy Klotz isn't exactly looking for ways to improve the engineering. He's seeking ways to improve the engineer.
The recession hits science
The lagging economy is hurting Massachusetts' vaunted life-sciences industry, and might especially hinder the development of new drugs, according to a report released today by MIT researchers.