Knowing the Space Shuttle Enterprise was going to be arriving today in New York City, I was extremely pissed off to realize I had a doctor's appointment which would preclude me from actively viewing it, and I'd most likely be underground in the subway when it flew over the Hudson, guaranteeing I wou ... More >>
Each week, Death by Science sends out an all-points bulletin for the latest science and technology news, tracks it down and beats a confession out of it. This week, we wake up, rub the sleep out of our eyes, roll over in bed and ask the Space Shuttle, "So, now what?" (We had sex with the Sp ... More >>
The Space Shuttle Challenger went down 25 years ago today, killing all seven astronauts on board, and scarring school children forever. American kids were watching the launch live in schools across the nation because of the presence of Payload Specialist Christa McAuliffe, a 37-year-old scho ... More >>
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A sculptor who never tires of tires
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NASA Tries to Launch Space-Science Dreams
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