Scientific American, February 2009

  • by Scientific American
  • Narrated by Mark Moran
  • 1 hrs and 54 mins
  • Periodical

Publisher's Summary

In this issue: "Naked Singularities": Gravitational singularity that may violate the known laws of physics. "Nanomedicine Targets Cancer": A "systems" approach to medicine is helping to reveal the causes of disease. "Sculpting the Brain": New findings could aid in the diagnosis and treatment of autism, schizophrenia and other disorders. "New Dawn for Electric Rockets": Efficient electric plasma engines are propelling the next generation of space probes to the outer solar system. "The Origin of the Land Under the Sea": Scientists have solved the mystery as to how lava can exist deep under the ocean.

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  • Release Date: 02-01-2009
  • Publisher: Scientific American