Science Doesn’t Sleep

Star trails
Creative Commons License photo credit: chadmill

So here’s what went down after you logged off.

Richard Garriott is going to space this October – for $30 million, you can, too. (Garriott was recently at HMNS to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the development of the world’s first Challenger Learning Center here – and announce that he’ll be blogging his mission at www.challenger.com)

The Perseid Meteor shower is coming up this Aug. 11/12 – check out these tips on how to view it right.

Scientists are looking to the “dinosaur eel” – an ancient species which has multiple layers of scales that protect it – for inspiration to develop lighter body armor for soldiers.

In creating an oxygen-filled atmosphere in which life on Earth could thrive, it turns out that bacteria had help.

If you missed the original – now’s your chance: the Woodstock Museum has opened on the site of the original 1969 concert.

How much energy do your microwave, computer, and toaster use when you’re not home? We’re not really sure. Enter: smart metering.

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