Coursera has finally released an app for iPhone, bringing MOOCs to mobile. Read more »
In conjunction with an announcement it selected Lockheed Martin and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. to perform studies for its mission, Mars One said today it will push back its launch to 2018. That means its crew, which will be chosen from the more than 200,000 civilians who applied, will land on Mars in 2025.
It would be nice if both traditional and new-media outlets would do a little more checking before they report on something — but how much responsibility do the perpetrators of hoaxes bear for the perpetuation of untruths? Read more »