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Alpha Centauri

This Nano-Spacecraft Could Usher In A New Era In Space Exploration

The Huffington Post | Jo Confino | Posted 04.14.2016 | Science

Using a giant set of lasers to catapult thousands of miniature spacecraft 25 trillion miles to the Alpha Centauri star system may sound like the stuff...

The Atomic Bomb at 70: Its Fearsome Impact, Frightful Legacy, and Potential Stellar Redemption

William Bradley | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

As horrifying as the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs were, the quantum leap forward in destructive power afforded by the hydrogen bomb made our situation far more perilous. We've been fortunate that virtually unthinkable destruction has not ensued since the nuclear arms race of the 1950s.

A Chat With Social Media

Carl Pettit | Posted 04.14.2016 | Comedy
Carl Pettit

While it's always good to get advice from an expert, I thought I'd go straight to the source and have a chat with the gender nonspecific, extremely affluent (and oftentimes overly intrusive and grossly inappropriate) entity know as "social media."

Alien Planet Hunt To Get Boost From Rare Celestial Event

Posted 06.04.2013 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 06/03/2013 03:09 PM EDT on The stars will align for planet hunters twice in the next three years, allowing them...

The Hope for Brave New Worlds

Michael Drew | Posted 12.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Drew

The discovery of new worlds, and the potential for further exploration of that final frontier, space, makes us think of our own limitations as well as our potential for trying to understand, and the impossibility of having or knowing it all when we want to.