Science Saturday

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Sulfuric acid doesn’t dissolve a corpse quite as quickly as the mafia claims.

From China a fossil of a walking cactus. A frigging walking cactus.

Space Shuttle Discovery launched for the final time Friday, and here are some great views of it.

The sad thing about this news is that the people who could benefit from this news won’t believe it anyway.

Astronomers may have discovered a planet in the birthing stages.


Brian Spears's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is the Poetry Editor for The Rumpus, and teaches poetry at Drake University. More from this author →