We twiddled the knobs until it worked: What grad student science papers really mean

Grad students in every field develop a linguistic armor against uncomfortable scrutiny. Fortunately, where lab-bound research monkeys are concerned, PhD Comics' Jorge Cham is here to translate, explaining when grad students left work to grab a couple beers and when they just don't want you protesting their lab. » 3/11/12 12:00pm 3/11/12 12:00pm

Worried About Interplanetary Trade Agreements?

We may not have interplanetary travel for humans yet, but it's never too early to start dealing with problems related to interstellar trade and solar system stock market crashes. That's why textbook publisher Routledge has a journal called Astropolitics, whose latest issue features an in-depth scholarly article on… » 3/06/08 3:25pm 3/06/08 3:25pm