California’s Department of Water Resources estimates it can supply only 5% of the water requested by the state’s cities and farms in 2010. The allocation is the lowest since the department was created in 1967. (SF Chronicle) … Read more
Atlantis has launched from Kennedy Space Center and is en route to the International Space Station (ISS). The flawless launch was marked by the usual ear-splitting explosions and awesome fire that propelled the shuttle into the Florida clear skies. Read more
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced three eminent scientists as the nation’s first Science Envoys to the Muslim world. The move is the first concrete indication that the administration is following through on its promise to help ramp up science and technology in Muslim-majority countries (Press Release).