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· September, 2008

Stories about Science from September, 2008

Kazakhstan: Above and Beyond

Joshua Foust wonders if the retirement of the U.S. space shuttle will make Baikonur space launch site in Kazakhstan even more important than it already is.

Japan: Dropping out of Graduate School

At Hatena's AnonymousDiary, a former student of a Japanese graduate school describes their experience and why they decided to drop out [ja]. The student explains that in their lab, what...

Saudi Arabia: Supercomputer to be developed

Crossroads Arabia reports that Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University of Science and Technology plans to build an IBM supercomputer.

Armenia: Victor Hambartsumian Remembered

Armenian Higher Education & Sciences comments on government plans to commemorate the work of leading scientist and astrophysicist Victor Hambartsumian who died in 1996. The blog notes that the traditional...

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