September 2012: The Future of the Car
Features Light Speed How a tiny group of designers built the most efficient racecar in history By Preston Lerner Drivers...
How a tiny group of designers built the most efficient racecar in history By Preston Lerner
Five technologies that will shape the cars of the future By Josh Dean, Seth Fletcher, Seth Porges and Lawrence Ulrich
Ten labs where students do serious research by blowing stuff up By Brooke Borel
Ten amazing projects built by teens By Katherine Bagley
Artist Michael Benson combines images from space into a new view of the solar system By PopSci Editors
- The Goods: September 2012’s Hottest Gadgets
- The First Watch That Can Set Itself Anywhere
- An Accessory That Replaces Mouse Movements With Hand Waves
- How to Thwart Bicycle Thieves
- A New Bluetooth Standard Lets Devices Communicate Without Draining Power
- How Tablets Will Remake Television
- How an Underfunded Team of Spanish Astronomers Could Help Solve the Mystery of Dark Energy
- Robo-Grading Programs Judge Student Essays Better Than Humans
- A Mechanical Road Crew for Filling Potholes Quickly and Cheaply
- A New Artificial Heart Pump That Mimics the Real Thing
- A Buoy-Based Security System For Our Ports
- Rough Sketch: The Camera That Takes Photos 100 Times Bigger Than the Average Point-and-Shoot
- How Engineers Can Help Prevent Water Wars
- You Built What?!: An Electric-Assist Chopper-Style Bicycle
- Gray Matter: How Science Helps Bike Thieves
- Project of the Month: The Soldering Gun That’s Not Violent, Just Handy
- Website of the Month: Crowdsourced Science Funding
- Marshall’s Plans: Advanced Testing for DIY Projects
- FYI: How Long Can a Brain Live in a Dish?
- FYI: Is There Any Way to Prevent Toe Cramps?
- FYI: Why Are Teenagers So Dangerous on the Road?