If you had to pick just one place to find life on Mars, where would you go? In the 1970s, John Guest worked on the Nasa Viking mission to Mars. Twin orbiters, twin landers – nobody builds missions like
I can just imagine the ads. One-hundred-twenty-year-old Richard Branson would like you to be one of the first to live in the Virgin Moon Residences. There will be three Virgin Galactic (or perhaps Virgin
Don’t mess with a brown recluse spider. They've been known to eat each other and kill humans. But the poisonous little arachnids produce a silk that scientists and companies covet for commercialization.
I’ve been thinking a lot about sleep lately, mostly because I wrote a story on the topic for the March issue of Popular Science. Sleep, of course, is a key part of our lives as humans. We do it every (or