Science Saturday

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The first time neutrinos were measured going faster than the speed of light (something heretofore thought impossible), there were questions about the way they were measured. There’s been a second test, and it seems neutrinos might actually be faster than light.

What role did volcanoes have in mass extinction events?

Computer models suggest there was once another giant planet in this solar system.

Meet the world’s lightest material.

Think you’d do the “right thing” if faced with a moral dilemma? You might not, no matter how ethical you think you are.


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 →