The Second American in Orbit

Scott Carpenter, 1925-2013

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The Martian landscape, 1997

On to Mars?

An astronaut makes the case for exploration.

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William Harvey explains the circulation of the blood to Charles I.

Living in Vein

Remember the man who invented modern medicine.

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Tax-free tokin’ in Seattle—for now

High Prices

Lessons from the marijuana market.

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Sir Edmund Halley

Venus Observed

The global race to measure Earth’s distance from the sun.

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Photo of R. A. Dickey in action

No Spin Zone

Reflections from the thinking man’s knuckleballer.

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