• Scientific American, December 2009

  • By: Scientific American
  • Narrated by: Mark Moran
  • Length: 1 hr and 30 mins
  • Periodical
  • Release date: 12-01-09
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scientific American
  • 2 out of 5 stars 2.0 (1 rating)

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Publisher's Summary

In this issue:
"Portrait of a Black Hole": Astronomers will get their first look at the dark silhouettes of these invisible cosmic monsters.
"Decoding an Ancient Computer": A complex, ancient Greek mechanism that reveals surprisingly sophisticated technology.
"Methane: A Menace Surfaces": What is being done about the emergence of lakes that emit methane - a heat-trapping gas that could dramatically accelerate global warming.
"The Double Life of ATP": The molecule's dual nature is helping to drive fresh ideas for fighting human diseases.
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