Saab’s latest weapon is like a high-tech bazooka
The Carl Gustaf is a type of recoilless rifle, and the weapon and the round inside of it can share information with one another. Here's how.
Tonga’s historic volcanic eruption could help predict when tsunamis strike land
This winter, a volcano in Tonga blew its top. New pressure wave analyses reveal an explosion to rival the 19th-century Krakatau eruption.
How Ford is trying to fix public EV charging
With so many technical issues plaguing public EV charging station networks, Ford stands out with attempts to resolve them.
Mark Zuckerberg just showed off Meta’s next mixed-reality gadget
The "Project Cambria" device will allow for full-color passthrough tech. Here's what that all means.
The Human Cell Atlas is pinpointing where our bodies break down
The attempt to map every human cell is revealing previously hidden patterns.
3 iPod models now etched in gadget history
With the product line now discontinued, here are three iPods iterations that stood out. Remember the mini?
The resurgence of open public streets is a centuries-old idea
Nearly a century ago, a skyscraper architect designed a future city that transformed streets into outdoor gathering spaces. That idea is making a comeback.
From the archives: The Theory of Relativity gains speed
A June 1914 article in Popular Science Monthly explored the precedents and implications of Einstein's 1905 Theory of Relativity.
Tokyo researchers developed a novel lensless camera
Developments in lensless photography hint at a future of tiny but powerful cameras.
Google I/O recap: All the cool AI-powered projects in the works
Added language options in Translate, creating a sense of place in Maps, and futuristic interpreter glasses.