Kurt Rotzke

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Plans for 800 mph hyperloop unveiled

A revolutionary high-speed train that would shoot passengers to their destination inside a capsule at 800 miles per hour has been unveiled in California by the technology entrepreneur Elon Musk.<p>Having "pulled an all-nighter" to finesse his plans, Mr Musk declared the Hyperloop could transport …

Study finds novel worm community affecting methane release in ocean

“One of the first and best examples of a direct link between a food web and the dynamics that control greenhouse gas emissions from the ocean,” – …

Perseid meteor shower: readers share their images of the night skies

The Perseid meteor shower has been appearing in our night skies these past few nights, offering spectacular views of shooting stars to those willing to stay up late and chance their luck with the weather. These hardy folk include Guardian readers, who shared their images of the Perseid - as well as …

[Updated] Study: Sugar-Munching Mice Die Earlier

An unusual "semi-natural" lab setup quantifies ill effects in mice drinking the equivalent of three sodas a day.<p><i>Update: I've changed the headline and some sentences in this post. Previously, the headline and one of the text highlights in this post called the mice "soda-drinking." As the post</i> …

Mike Morwood obituary

The archaeologist Mike Morwood, who has died of cancer aged 62, led the Australian-Indonesian team that in 2003 found a diminutive skull, then further bones, at the cave of Liang Bua on the Indonesian island of Flores. He called on a colleague, Peter Brown, to make the initial description of these …

This Is How NASA Will 3-D Print In Space [Video]

Spare tools on-demand<p>Earlier this summer, we told you about NASA's plans to send a 3-D printer aboard the International Space Station next year. In the video here, NASA officials explain why that's a huge deal.<p>A considerable amount of storage space on flights goes to odds and ends that can break or …