2 professors launch science center in heart of Scopes country

2 professors launch science center in heart of Scopes country
Dr. Todd Wood and Dr. Robert Sanders only have to drive half a mile down the road to be reminded of just how rooted and tense the battle between science and belief can be. Just a few minutes from their offices stands the courthouse where one of …

NRA pushes for recall of top legislator in Colorado
Washington (CNN)– The national battle over guns is headed to the states in a major way. Already groups supporting more gun restrictions have been active at the local level. And now for the first time in almost two decades, the National Rifle …

South Pole scopes: Witnessing the universe’s birth
IT IS one of the biggest telescopes on the planet, yet it looks remarkably small against the vast Antarctic landscape. In this blindingly white icy world where the December sun never sets, it is hard to judge distances. The true size of the South Pole …

The other NRA sets up $1B stick up of gas stations, convenience stores
Americans are spun up on scary stories about the National Rifle Association. But, there is another NRA to worry about if you appreciate lower prices for gasoline or popcorn at the movies: the National Restaurant Association. The other NRA …

Darpa’s Super Sniper Scopes in Shooters’ Hands by 2011
The agency is looking for 15 ultraprecise sniper scopes to put in shooters’ hands by next year. The “One Shot … $2 million to participate in the early phases of the program, and will presumably compete for the opportunity to make the rifles …