Science Saturday

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NASA’s Glory satellite fails to reach orbit. It was supposed to study the effect atmospheric particles have on the climate. This is the second time this has happened which might make one wonder if Koch Industries is building the rockets for NASA.

Zombie fungus grows out of an ant’s head in Brazil. There are photos.

This will come as no great shock, but bottled water sucks.

A new microscope shoots 3-d movies of cells in action.

Scientists may have discovered the first step in the evolution of the eye.


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 →