Dyani Sabin

Dyani Sabin is a science writer from small-town Ohio transplanted to New York City. Former biology researcher and library supervisor, you can also find her writing at Scientific American and the Washington Post. Email her at dyani.sabin@gmail.com.

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The Paradox of Safety Testing Autonomous Cars

Automotive engineers have to redefine standard safety tests for self-driving cars.

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This Private Test Track Is Like Area 51 for Self-Driving Cars

We visited Ohio's highly secretive Transportation Research Center.

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Japan Wants to Put Its Technology on the Moon by 2030

A space station around the moon would support a number of countries.

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Researchers at METI are Trying New Technology to Contact Aliens

The Messaging Extraterrestrial Intelligence group starts broadcasting in 2018.

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Tesla Is Not Starting Solar Roof Installations on June 30

The company has yet to announce an official date for the first installation.

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July 4 Fireworks Create as Much Pollution as a 2,700-Acre Wildfire

The environmental impact of Fourth of July fireworks is remarkable.

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Robots Could Set Off Fireworks Next Year, Says Firework Designer

It's the next step for the software used to design Fourth of July fireworks displays. 

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We Could Have Fusion Energy by 2030, Says Guy Who Knows

The big trick is shrinking the size of the reactors.

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Six Million People in China Just Went 100% Renewable for a Week

It's the first major test of renewable energy on the grid in China.

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An Updated SpaceX Launch Calendar

The next SpaceX launch is July 2.

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Facebook Shares Its New Mission at First-Ever Communities Summit

Changing the world starts with building connections.

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The Answer to What's Actually Killing Coal is Hopeful and Depressing

The real cause of the decline of coal is the free market.

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Space Video Shows Solar Panel Unroll Like a Frog’s Tongue

The panels could be used to power trips to Mars or deep-space.

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Scientists are Fighting Over How to Make the Power Grid Green

It all comes down to how you feel about nuclear energy.