Science Saturday

By

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 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 →