Like many scientist-editors of journals published by nonprofit scientific societies, I have a love-hate relationship with Sci-Hub, the website operated out of Russia that provides access to 50 million pirated scientific articles to researchers worldwide (see the News story on p. 508). I recognize the underlying motivation of bringing global research content […]
In science news around the world, the European Commission pledges €1 billion for its third Flagship project, quantum technologies, the German government extends funding for its Excellence Initiative to create a German "Ivy League" indefinitely, an independent report finds that the Mexican government obstructed an investigation into the disappearanc […]
The online Slooh Community Observatory will host a live webcast tonight (May 5) at 8 p.m. EDT (0000 GMT) to highlight and discuss the peak of the annual Eta Aquarid meteor shower. Watch live here, courtesy of Slooh.
SpaceX will try to land the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket on a ship at sea during a satellite launch at 1:21 a.m. EDT (0521 GMT) on Friday (May 6), and you can follow all the spaceflight action live online.