Long known for backing software plays, Y Combinator is starting to dip its toes into biotech. In its latest batch is a new synthetic biology startup called..
Anders Sandberg from Oxford University claims electromagnetic pulses from weapons or solar storms will wreak havoc on the world's fragile electrical infrastructure.
Posted by mila 21 days ago (http://arstechnica.com)
Even today, scientists still try to solve sprinkler brain teasers from the 19th century.
Posted by Adam 22 days ago (http://arstechnica.com)
May also wrench planets out of the plane in which they form.
A new age of astronomy is dawning, thanks to a historic building boom of futuristic telescopes.
Posted by smith 27 days ago (http://earthsky.org)
Which is brighter - Perseid fireballs or a supermoon? You'll find out this August as the year's biggest, brightest full moon arrives at the peak of the Perseid
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