Science Saturday

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There’s a lunar core? I thought it was just a hunk of rock.

Ever seen a solar eclipse from space? Now you can.

The Russians are about to drill into Lake Vostok. Why is that a big deal? Because it’s been sealed off from the rest of the earth for 14 million years.

No, the Arkansas Bird Massacree is not a sign of the End Times.

The new House of Representatives doesn’t believe in climate change and so doesn’t see a need for a subcommittee to deal with it.

Is a blood test for Alzheimer’s on the horizon?


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →