Forrest Smith

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This Climate Fix Might Be Decades Ahead Of Its Time

Every year, people add 30 billion tons of carbon dioxide to the air, mostly by burning fossil fuels. That's contributing to climate change. A few scientists have been dreaming about ways to pull some of that CO2 out of the air, but face stiff skepticism and major hurdles. This is the story of one …

The Best of TED Talks for Teachers to Watch in This Summer

Whether you are lounging lavishly by the beach or camping with friends and family snatch you a couple of minutes each day and watch one of these …

For Sharpest Views, Scope The Sky With Quick-Change Mirrors

It used to be that if astronomers wanted to get rid of the blurring effects of the atmosphere, they had to put their telescopes in space. But a technology called adaptive optics has changed all that.<p>Adaptive optics systems use computers to analyze the light coming from a star, and then compensate …

A very old problem turns 20

"I think I'll stop here." This is how, on 23rd of June 1993, Andrew Wiles ended his series of lectures at the Isaac Newton Institute in Cambridge. …