Featured by Erik Sofge
Should We Lose Sleep Over Hostile Aliens?
In Pixels, extraterrestrials attack Earth
Will Mind Transfer Ever Happen?
In Self/less, a dying billionaire "sheds" his mind into a younger man
Can Genetic Engineering Create Killers?
Jurassic World and Hitman: Agent 47 suggest that tinkering with DNA can lead to deadly results. But what does the science say?
The DARPA Robotics Challenge Was A Bust
Why DARPA Needs To Stage Another Bot Contest, With Even More Pratfalls
Can We Protect Planetary Explorers From Cosmic Rays?
The superhero team in Fantastic Four gained their powers from exposure to cosmic rays while aboard an experimental spacecraft. Real-life astronauts are not so lucky.
Making Sci-Fi Movies True To Reality
A Q&A with physicist Spiros Michalakis
Robots Walking, Robots Toppling, and other Photos from the DARPA Robotics Challenge
We who are about to fall salute you
Robots Are Terrible At Driving Cars
A Final Lesson From The DARPA Robotics Challenge Finals
Meet Hydra, The Coolest Robot Not Competing In The DARPA Robotics Challenge
Its name is short for hydraulic, which is also pretty cool
For Autonomous Robots, The School of Hard Knocks Is In Session
The Future of Self-Sufficient Robots Starts at the DARPA Robotics Challenge