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  • New and Old Experiments Combine To Help the Search For Life On Mars
    By on September 3, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    jamie sends in a story about an unexpected finding by the Phoenix Mars Lander which has shed new light on experiments done by the Viking landers back in 1976. The Viking experiments found traces of chlorine compounds that were interpreted to be the result of contamination from cleaning fluids on Earth. In 2008, an experiment done by Phoenix found percholates in the soil, which came as a surprise to researchers. After doing tests on similar soil from (more…)



  • 7 Mad Science Experiments You Can Do At Home
    By on February 16, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    (But probably shouldn’t). By the time you finish reading this article, you will undoubtedly think of Theo Gray when you hear someone say “mad scientist.”

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  • 10 coolest experiments of Google Labs
    By on February 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    When you’ve got thousands of the world’s most brilliant engineers spending 20% of their time on whatever takes their fancy, you get some cool software.

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