Life mag goes online through Google scan project

(AP) -- Decades of Life magazine have been scanned and posted online, giving the public the first comprehensive electronic access to the iconic publication's archives.

Expert: Lift taboo on Earth engineering

(PhysOrg.com) -- The effects of climate change are so uncertain and potentially long-lasting that policymakers should begin examining options that include geoengineering, an area that has so far been off-limits, according ...

Smoke on the water -- and in the microphone?

(AP) -- What do you get if you combine a smoke machine, some tubing, a laser pointer, a fan and a piece of toilet paper? Answer: a microphone unlike any other.

Digital revolution is happening outside the classroom

(PhysOrg.com) -- The way we learn is changing, but schools are having trouble keeping up. While technology dominates daily life and work, it still plays a limited role in public schools filled with students who are increasingly ...

Kepler Mission Update

(PhysOrg.com) -- Kepler is approximately 18 million kilometers (11 million miles) from Earth, and continuing its drift-away orbit. All systems are operating normally. Last week, the Kepler project team completed another ...

MESSENGER Spacecraft Prepares for Final Pass by Mercury

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging spacecraft known as MESSENGER will fly by Mercury for the third and final time on Sept. 29. The spacecraft will pass less than 142 miles ...

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