Wired : science
13h00 04  mars
Can Alien Smog Lead Us to Extraterrestrial Civilizations?
Meghan Herbst
A new study modeled whether we could find intelligent life on another planet"by looking for its pollution.
The Secret Behind North Dakota’s Speedy Vaccine Rollout
Gregory Barber
The state’s independent rural drugstores are showing the power of small.
17h59 03  mars
Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus
Eve Sneider
Here’s all the WIRED coverage in one place, from how to keep your children entertained to how this outbreak is affecting the economy.
How Far Away From Perseverance Did the Descent Stage Land?
Rhett Allain
The rocket lowered the rover onto the surface of Mars before it shot away from the landing site. So where did it end up?
If You Transplant a Head, Does Its Consciousness Follow?
Max G. Levy
In her new book, Brandy Schillace recalls the unbelievable legacy of a Cold War era neurosurgeon’s mission to preserve the soul.
Anthony Fauci Pleads: Don’t Declare Victory
Steven Levy
The Covidologist-in-chief says we can’t relax on masks and social distancing yet. Hear that, Texas?
16h00 02  mars
Sleuths Read Old Booby-Trapped Letters Without Opening Them
Matt Simon
People once folded their correspondence in intricate ways, known as “letterlocking,” to keep out snoops. A fancy new imaging technique sees right through it.
How Elon Musk Convinced Gwynne Shotwell to Join SpaceX
Eric Berger, Ars Technica
Ultimately, their management styles were similar: Don’t talk about doing things, just do things.
Can Technology Open Spaceflight to Disabled Astronauts?
Eric Niiler
The European Space Agency wants to make sure its new astronaut class is more diverse. But it will take redesigned gear to make space accessible to everybody.
12h00 01  mars
The Raging Evolutionary War Between Humans and Covid-19
Adam Rogers
Fighting the pandemic isn’t only about vaccines and drugs. It’s about understanding how viruses mutate and change inside us, and among us.
13h00 28  février
A Decades-Long Quest Reveals New Details of Antimatter
Natalie Wolchover
Twenty years ago, physicists began investigating a mysterious asymmetry inside the proton. Their results show how antimatter helps stabilize every atom’s core.
13h00 27  février
Border Disputes Threaten Climate Science in the Himalayas
Lou Del Bello
Cross-border teams of scientists need to collaborate on climate models, even as their countries’ militaries clash.
18h57 26  février
A Shot Nears Approval, Experts Study Transmission, and More
Eve Sneider
Catch up on the most important updates from this week.
This Is What It’s Like to Live Without Smell
Sara Harrison
Losing any sense can be devastating, even if you never appreciated it before it was gone.
Could Fruit Flies Help Match Patients With Cancer Treatments?
Michele Cohen Marill
A British company is seeding genetically modified flies with human tumors, giving patients their own personal drug trials.
21h10 25  février
We Still Don’t Know How Well Covid Vaccines Stop Transmission
Megan Molteni
Two new studies are being hailed as proof that vaccinated people can doff masks and pod-hop worry-free. But not so fast.
Texas’ Icy Disaster Makes the Case for Uniting the US Grid
Matt Simon
The national grid is split into sections that can’t share much power. Connecting them won’t be cheap or easy, but it will help usher in the future of energy.
14h00 24  février
Twinkling Black Holes Reveal an Invisible Cloud in Our Galaxy
Max G. Levy
Cosmic radio backlights are helping scientists size up “missing” forms of matter and might offer clues about what makes up the universe.
When the Grid Goes Down, Can a Fleet of Batteries Replace It?
Gregory Barber
In a power crisis, maybe the solution is a network of smaller energy sources distributed across multiple places"like your garage.
13h00 23  février
What a 1900s Wildlife Survey Reveals About Climate Change
Jim Morrison
A century ago, a biologist counted California’s desert animals. Now researchers are retracing his steps"and the results are surprising.