Big machines: 2 radiation generators mark major milestones in helping protect the US


Two remarkable pulsed-power machines used to test the nation’s defenses against atomic weapons have surpassed milestones at Sandia National Laboratories: 4,000 firings, called ‘shots,’ on the Saturn accelerator and 9,000 shots on the HERMES III…

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Science Weekly podcast: Blogging the brain, and the sounds of space


This week Alok Jha meets the Guardian’s new brains blogger Mo Costandi to discuss his Neurophilosophy blog – which lifts the lid on the human brain and takes a peek inside. Alok is joined by…

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