Scientists Want to Punch Holes in Clouds With Ultra-Hot Lasers from Space
The satellite laser communication revolution is just around the corner, but it has one especially obstinate foe—overcast weather.
Amazing Venus Transit Video! (Do Not Stare Directly at Your Screen)
Many people in the Northeast, including myself, were stoked for the transit of Venus, and had even made the appropriate party preparations. But the sky was pretty patchy in New York, and when it got closer to prime time, many of us were as out of luck...