Science Saturday

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Everyone who’s been able to light their water on fire when gas companies started fracturing shale to get to natural gas just said “No shit, EPA.”

NASA scientists announced that they’ve found the closest thing to an earth orbiting a distant star. Here’s how they find exoplanets.

So you have an EV but you hate going to the trouble of plugging it in? Nissan and Mercedes are working on that problem.

Just studying to be a London cab driver can change your brain.

Rumors are still swirling about the discovery of the Higgs boson. The announcement is December 13.


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 →