Science Saturday

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That noise your dog makes? Humans had a hand in creating it.

The tougher fuel economy standards recently put in place are a start but they’re not enough to either reduce demand for oil or create substantial reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.

Pluto may not be a planet anymore, but it can still make its presence felt, this time by blocking the light from a couple of very bright stars.

The safety myth and Japan’s nuclear power crisis.

Sex with creatures from the future might not be such a good idea, however tempting it might seem.


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 →