Meet Scott Maxwell: Star Wars Fan. Gamer. And, Oh Yeah, He Drives a…

Some people have cool jobs. And then there's Scott Maxwell, who has one of the best gigs on two planets. He's one of the people who drives the Curiosity Rover on Mars. How do you get that job? What's it like? And how does it compare to all the sci-fi and video game fantasies we've all had about this kind of thing? » 10/12/12 1:00pm 10/12/12 1:00pm

The Two Ways You Become Immersed in Video Games

Editor's Note: Back in July, the folks at the wonderfully-named science-minded consulting group Thwacke, they were telling us about what StarCraft and Mass Effect get right about astronomy. » 10/08/12 12:30pm 10/08/12 12:30pm