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 […]
In May, the southern skies are home to the Gas Giant and its moons, Mars and Saturn. The Virgo Cluster of galaxies can be viewed with binoculars. Also, the Eta Aquarid meteor showers rain in early May.
Looking for a great gift for Mother's or Father's Day, or just something special for the space nerd in your life? These space-themed standbys will delight your favorite space lovers, sci-fi fans and collector friends.