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A Day in the Mojave Looking for Blueprints

Daniel Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Daniel Ross

Blueprint Earth is an organization with lofty ambitions. Their goal is to take snapshots of various environments around the globe with the intention of recreating them in artificial surroundings, like a warehouse - eventually perhaps, the moon.

Innovations In Space Technology Are Still Key

James M. Gentile | Posted 11.07.2011 | Technology
James M. Gentile

Innovation in space technology is still key to U.S. scientific and economic preeminence; space has been primarily America's frontier for 50 years and should remain so.

WATCH: What 'Biosphere 2' Is Being Used For 20 Years Later

AP | By ALLEN G. BREED | Posted 06.26.2011 | Green

ORACLE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jane Poynter and seven compatriots agreed to spend two years sealed inside a 3-acre terrarium in the Sonoran Desert. Their missi...

The Leadership of Gabrielle Giffords

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James M. Gentile

As we pray for Congresswoman Giffords, we think of her not only as a cherished friend but as a valued leader, whose vision, intellect, drive and enthusiasm are so important to our nation's future.

Green Energy Innovation: Building A National Commitment

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

Clean energy may well be the next economic revolution, and the United States can be at the forefront, if we take full advantage of our nation's streng...

America Needs To Re-Energize Our Scientific Culture

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James M. Gentile

New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman recently endorsed a "Manhattan Project" approach to renewable energy research. Specifically, he urged the U.S...