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Schrodinger's Jan

Jan Millsapps, Ph.D. | Posted 03.08.2015 | Science
Jan Millsapps, Ph.D.

I'm trapped in a box, living two distinct futures. In one I live on Mars, with the inherent complexities, perils and lack of creature comforts that the first colonists will encounter there. In the other I'm spending the remainder of my days here on Earth, sipping tea in a comfy chair that swivels, rocks and reclines, with two out of three cats within easy reach most of the time.

Eyewear or Wristwear: Shoot Out at the Wearable Tech Corral

Robin Raskin | Posted 08.16.2014 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Are you a wrist person or a glasses person? As we hurtle towards the post cell phone world, the next generation of trendsetters are deciding which one it's going to be

SpaceX and Its 'X' Factor

Ayodele Faiyetole | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Ayodele Faiyetole

Just as we set out of the Mountain View's NASA Ames Research Center 583C Building on July 27 on our way to Los Angeles for a tour visit of SpaceX, thr...

'Now That's Italian!'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.04.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

As a nice Italian boy, as well as a former runner-up in the Newman's Own & Good Housekeeping Recipe Contest for a dish I called Zezima's Zesty Ziti Zinger, I have many remembrances of things pasta.

WATCH: When Aliens Invade Weddings

Posted 07.02.2012 | Weddings

Would you want aliens to touch down on your wedding day? You'd be surprised how many couples do. In honor of UFO Day on Monday, we scoured the Inte...

New Mars Study Suggests NASA Probes Long Ago Found Life On Red Planet

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.20.2012 | Science

Is there life on Mars after all? A provocative new study concludes that the twin robotic probes NASA put on Mars in 1976 may have detected signs o...

What NASA Budget Woes Mean For Next Mission To Mars

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 04.14.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- Know how to go to Mars cheaply? NASA can use your help. The space agency on Friday put out a call for ideas for the next Mars mission ...

WATCH: Vast Martian Dust Devil Stretches 12 Miles High

| Posted 04.11.2012 | Science

by Richard A. Kerr on 5 April 2012, 2:06 PM Earth may have terrifying tornadoes, but when it comes to dust devils, Mars has us b...

Tonight's Mars 'Show' To Be Year's Best, Astronomers Say

Posted 03.03.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 03/02/2012 09:52 AM EST on UPDATE: See our latest skywatching tips to see Mars at opposition here: Mars Visi...

Alien Space Rocks Fell to Earth

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 03.18.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON — They came from Mars, not in peace, but in pieces. Scientists are confirming that 15 pounds of rock collected recently in Morocco fe...