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Articles by Joel Shurkin

Remembering Joseph Weber, whose failure to detect gravitational waves helped lead to their discovery.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

The temperature at which champagne is stored determines what comes out of the bottle.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Scientists differ on how many nomad plants roam the galaxy.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Analysis of dinosaur fossils showed that some parents warmed their eggs with body heat.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Canadians are changing how they say words -- and so are many Americans.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Scientists use oceanography technology to find the wrecks of World War II aircraft.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

The implications for human reproduction beyond Earth are unclear.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Are new instruments as good as Antonio Stradivari's prized creations?

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Drilling reveals record from a time when the Dead Sea was deader.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

When science and technology fail and only courage can win a battle.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor