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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Science

How To Make A Laser-Sighted Blowgun For Only $3

30 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Blowguns are profoundly simple weapons. A tube for darts, powered by the shooter's lungs, is enough to guide silent projectiles swiftly through the air, embedding a narrow… by Kelsey D. Atherton

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Available for Interviews before One-Year Space Station Mission

4 hours 15 minutes ago - NASA
NASA astronaut Scott Kelly, who is making final preparations for his launch this month to spend a year living and working on the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 5:30 to 7 a.m. EDT Monday, March 9

See The Eiffel Tower's Gorgeous New Wind Turbines

2 hours ago - Pop Sci
When the Eiffel Tower was built in 1889 it was only intended to last for 20 years. The tower has gone through a lot of renovations n the past 126 years, but the latest… by Mary Beth Griggs

NASA Hosts Events to Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of NACA

4 hours 15 minutes ago - NASA
NASA is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its antecedent, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA), with several events highlighting the historic committee’s contribution to the nation’s space program and aeronautics research

Tesla Model S Comes With Secret James Bond Homage

2 hours 48 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Next time you drive your Tesla Model S, you might want to wear your tuxedo and your exploding cufflinks by Dan Moren

The 10 Best Things From March 2015

4 hours 28 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Popular Science, under the title "Obsessed."… by Lindsey Kratochwill

Media Invited to See Bigelow Expandable Space Station Module Ahead of Shipment to NASA

4 hours 15 minutes ago - NASA
NASA and Bigelow Aerospace invite media to a photo and interview opportunity at 10 a.m. PST on Thursday, March 12, at Bigelow Aerospace’s North Las Vegas facility to mark the completion of all major milestones on the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM)

NASA, Honeywell Bring Hip-Hop Education Show to Northeast U.S. Schools

4 hours 15 minutes ago - NASA
NASA and Honeywell kicks off the spring 2015 tour of "FMA Live! Forces in Motion" Monday with shows at Talley Middle School in Wilmington, Delaware, marking the 11th year of this innovative collaboration designed to ignite students' interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)

The Mechanism Of Microbial Memory

5 hours 15 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Memory can help improve our ability to live. Now researchers have shown how bacteria can do the same by memorizing an environment for growth and metabolism by Jason Tetro

Sea Horses And Neurons Merge In This Clever Graphic Of The Hippocampus

5 hours 15 minutes ago - Pop Sci
One of the most prominent structures in the brain, the hippocampus plays an important role in acquiring semantic memory, or general knowledge such as bird names, and in… by Popular Science Staff

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