· You can buy land on Mars. Seriously. You just have to figure out how to live there. · The world's space agencies might not speak the same language, but one small box could connect them all. · The Simpsons was right—bottlenose dolphins are vicious killers. · Japan's answer to the Large Hadron Collider: The very shiny Large Helical Device. · Arctic ice continues to melt; nation responds with Arctic fatigue.