This true story will make the hair stand up on the back of your neck. When Apollo was hit by lightening, all systems in the Command Module when dead. A 26-year-old Mission Control worker used his brain to resurrect an obscure fix.
When Pete Conrad, Alan Bean, and Richard Gordon and strapped
We tend to associate drought with those hot, dry summer days that we commonly experience in June, July and August and tend to expect that wetter conditions throughout the fall, winter and spring will recharge the ecosystem. Last summer's drought, in particular, was one of the worst on
Some mixed news from the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) provides us with a preliminary update on the Arctic sea ice conditions for the winter of 2013 and a foreshadowing of what the summer might bring to the Arctic.
Okay, now just how geeky is this? The mathematical constant Pi is equal to three point one four one five nine yadda yadda yadda. - Some clown in the audience is going to impress us all by reciting this to 20 decimal digits. Geeks rule! - Well, who would have guessed? Pi has its own day and that
With the Keystone Pipeline (among others) making the news cycle in both Canada and the United States on a regular basis, I thought it was time to take a look at a study that examines the impact of the oil sands mining process on the ecosystem adjacent to the mined area in the Athabasca region of