Check out the winners of this year's Dance Your PhD Competition!

For the last four years, scientists from around the world have been participating in Science's Dance Your PhD contest. The rules of the competition are simple: convey your graduate work in the form of interpretive dance. Creativity will win you points, as will scientific merit; but only by combining the two do you… » 10/20/11 11:09am 10/20/11 11:09am

Robot Repair Team Keeps Satellites Spinning

A lot of the satellites we depend on for modern life » 10/03/08 8:30am 10/03/08 8:30am are in high orbits, beyond the reach of Earth-based repair missions. It would be prohibitively expensive, if not impossible, to send a team of astronauts up there. As a result, when those satellites fail or run out of fuel, they become space junk, and billions of…