Science Saturday

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Can’t help myself–I’m a sucker for high speed video of birds in flight. There are few things I find more elegant.

Russia’s Mars probe, Phobos-Grunt (not making that name up), is probably going to crash to earth on Sunday. Most of it is expected to burn up in the atmosphere.

Ever wonder how cosmic magnetic fields shape the solar system?

It’s not just the world’s smallest frog–it may be the world’s smallest vertebrate.

Tissue engineering is awesome.


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 →