Volunteers Line Up For Simulated Mission to Mars

More than 70 peo­ple have vol­un­teered to be con­fined in a mock mis­sion to Mars – for 520 days. It would be the longest sim­u­la­tion of its kind.

More than 70 peo­ple have vol­un­teered to be con­fined in a mock mis­sion to Mars – for 520 days. It would be the longest sim­u­la­tion of its kind.

Nintendo Offers Free Wii Play Online

Nin­ten­do of Amer­i­ca’s ebul­lient pres­i­dent, Regi­nald Fils-Aime, released some inter­est­ing infor­ma­tion about the upcom­ing Wii game con­sole in an inter­view with USA Today.

Nin­ten­do of Amer­i­ca’s ebul­lient pres­i­dent, Regi­nald Fils-Aime, released some inter­est­ing infor­ma­tion about the upcom­ing Wii game con­sole in an inter­view with USA Today.

Will Sony Ever Be Sony Again?

John C. Dvo­rak points his can­tan­ker­ous nature towardst he once great elec­tron­ics giant Sony Corp. Come for the opin­ion, stay for the can­tankerySony Corp.

John C. Dvo­rak points his can­tan­ker­ous nature towardst he once great elec­tron­ics giant Sony Corp. Come for the opin­ion, stay for the can­tankerySony Corp.

New Planet Definition Enlarges Solar System

The Inter­na­tion­al Astro­nom­i­cal Union (IAU) has craft­ed a new def­i­n­i­tion for what con­sti­tutes a plan­et that would expand the solar sys­tem to Plu­to and beyond, encom­pass­ing 12 bod­ies in all.

The Inter­na­tion­al Astro­nom­i­cal Union (IAU) has craft­ed a new def­i­n­i­tion for what con­sti­tutes a plan­et that would expand the solar sys­tem to Plu­to and beyond, encom­pass­ing 12 bod­ies in all.

South Florida Dike Poses Grave Danger, Engineers Say

An alarm­ing engi­neer­ing report on the 140-mile (225-kilo­me­ter) dike around Flori­da’s Lake Okee­chobee has prompt­ed emer­gency man­age­ment offi­cials to pre­pare evac­u­a­tion plans for 40,000 res­i­dents liv­ing near the lake.

An alarm­ing engi­neer­ing report on the 140-mile (225-kilo­me­ter) dike around Flori­da’s Lake Okee­chobee has prompt­ed emer­gency man­age­ment offi­cials to pre­pare evac­u­a­tion plans for 40,000 res­i­dents liv­ing near the lake.

Small Increases in Warming Could Wreak Worldwide Havoc, Scientists Warn

If over­all glob­al warm­ing exceeds 5.5°F (3°C), many parts of the world are like­ly to see sub­stan­tial­ly increased risks of drought, floods, and wild­fires, cli­mate sci­en­tists say.

If over­all glob­al warm­ing exceeds 5.5°F (3°C), many parts of the world are like­ly to see sub­stan­tial­ly increased risks of drought, floods, and wild­fires, cli­mate sci­en­tists say.

India’s Cut-Price Space Program

Although [Indi­a’s] space pro­gram is a civil­ian effort, it is a sym­bol of nation­al excel­lence — and that makes it an ide­al tar­get. But behind the sev­er­al lay­ers of secu­ri­ty, the Indi­an Space Research Organ­i­sa­tion, or ISRO, is abuzz with new projects and excitement.

Although [Indi­a’s] space pro­gram is a civil­ian effort, it is a sym­bol of nation­al excel­lence — and that makes it an ide­al tar­get. But behind the sev­er­al lay­ers of secu­ri­ty, the Indi­an Space Research Organ­i­sa­tion, or ISRO, is abuzz with new projects and excitement.