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Try your hand at homemade sunscreen, water bottle rockets, and “cooler corn.”
We'll give you some ideas for safe -- and not so safe -- science experiments that you may be tempted to try at home.
Do you like to experiment with your food? We'll talk with the author of a new book about science, technology, and DIY hacks in the kitchen.
Two members of do-it-yourself clubs describe the geeky collectives known as ‘hackerspaces.’
The Garbage-Men prove one man’s trash is another man’s upright bass.
In this month's Science Diction, we look at the origins of the word 'comet.'
The comet ISON, discovered by two amateur astronomers last year, will zoom past ...
The European Space Agency’s Philae lander is the first probe to touch down on a ...
The Rosetta spacecraft has detected the scent of a comet...and it stinks.
As Comet ISON skirts the sun, it could be destroyed—or emerge, even more spectac...
\tIn 2011, comet Lovejoy traveled through the sun’s corona and lived to tell the tale. But its tail was the most telling. Reporting in the journal Science, Cooper Downs, an astrophysicist at Predictive Science Inc. in San Diego, Calif., says that the wiggly path of the comet’s tail helps explain the sun’s magnetic field. \t