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Entries by Alex Pasternack from 04/2011

Facing Budget Woes, a City in California Ponders a Library Without Librarians -- or Books

| Posted 04.04.2011 | Technology

Facing the likelihood of state budget cuts that would eliminate $15 million for library and reading program Newport Beach is considering turning its first library into a community center without books.

Humanity's Greatest Spectacle

| Posted 04.15.2011 | Technology

Thirty years after the debut of the space shuttle, a launch is still one of mankind's most complex undertakings -- a carefully-primed $1.3 billion explosion that turns years of planning into a spectacle that lasts only a few moments.