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Tag Archives: Science magazine

$AVE THROUGH FONT$

ONE OBSERVANT 14-yer-old could save the federal government roughly $234 million a year—by suggesting a standardization of type font. His research made “News of the Week” in the March 14, … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · 2 Comments

NEED ENERGY? MORE OIL? BETTER SOLAR?

TWO RECENT articles in Science magazine, published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, give indications of energy research in two contrasting areas: How to form hydrocarbons; and … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

RISKY RESEARCH

HOW MUCH risk should a journal assume when publishing new—and potentially contentious—findings? This may sound purely academic, but there are implications in how the rest of us accept things that … Continue reading

August 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

SCIENCE TIME TRAVEL

SUPPOSE YOU could travel back in time and share some 21st Century knowledge with someone of an earlier era. Whom to choose? What knowledge to share? In its “NextGenVoices,” 5 … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · 6 Comments

COMPUTING WITH QUANTA

LET’S TANTALIZE ourselves with a peek into the bizarre world of quantum physics, where an entirely new kind of computer offers capabilities unbelievably beyond those of today’s most sophisticated digital … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

SCIENCE DUO

IT’S GREAT being a science dilettante, learning just enough about a topic to be fascinated without having to roll up one’s intellectual sleeves and actually do the science. The weekly Science … Continue reading

January 22, 2013 · Leave a comment