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 Senior Poetry Editor at The Rumpus. More from this author →