This week, as a companion to Popular Science’s November issue, we’re bringing you a bunch of stories about materials science--a field that touches on all aspects of of the world around us, from the paint on our walls to the the drugs that treat our diseases. Swing by for an exploration of some of the most dangerous materials in your home; a taste of what famous buildings might’ve looked like had materials scientists known what they know today; and a snapshot of nanomaterials as you've never seen them before. All that and more can be read here on PopSci.com, starting today. Enjoy!
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.