Science Saturday

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The Ig Nobel Prizes have been awarded, and they’re awesome as usual.

Say goodbye to Tevatron.

New data on Mercury, and some great images too.

Some background on the Italian trial of six geophysicists surrounding the Aquila earthquake of 2009.

The 100-Year Starship Symposium starts today in Orlando.


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 →