US military's meteor explosion data can help scientists protect earth
The U.S. Air Force and NASA have ironed out problems that prevented scientists from obtaining a steady stream of military tracking data on meteor explosions within Earth's atmosphere. Ever since the meteor explosion over Chelyabinsk, Russia, in ...
Scientists monitoring Hawaii lava undertake risks
Before the public became concerned about the lava, the observatory's scientists were already keeping close tabs on the lava, which they call the June 27 flow because that when it emerged from a vent. The observatory issued a news release on Aug.
Too few university jobs for young US scientists
Minnesota Public Radio News
American science couldn't survive without this shadow labor force of some 40,000 postdocs. But only about 15 percent will get tenure-track jobs, heading a lab like the one where Hubbard-Lucey works today. This was not at all what she expected when she ...
Top Scientists Suggest A Few Fixes For Medical Funding Crisis
Many U.S. scientists had hoped to ride out the steady decline in federal funding for biomedical research, but it's continuing on a downward trend with no end in sight. So leaders of the science establishment are now trying to figure out how to fix this ...