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 […]
A NASA jet that chased the prototype space shuttle Enterprise as it made test landings in California 40 years ago has finally caught up with the orbiter in New York. The T-38 Talon jet, tail number 913, was hoisted up onto the flight deck at the Intrepid
Now that SpaceX appears on the verge of being the first to reuse rocket hardware since NASA with the U.S. space shuttle, investors and competitors are sharpening their pencils to assess the business case.