By combining two materials, researchers have made a solid that conducts heat like a gas.
To us, they may be beautiful lumps of carbon—but to scientists, they’re 2.7-billion-year-old time capsules.
A new multipurpose technology could locate people trapped in burning buildings, or even speeding junk hurtling through space.
Researchers developed a new surface coating that can do clear barriers one better, trapping viral aerosols like fruit flies in soapy vinegar.
A somewhat scientific breakdown of how the prolific painter achieved his zen.
When freshwater meets saltwater, there's energy to be captured.
It took researchers more than 20 years to figure out this light show mystery.
Today's supercomputers could one day provide ultra-secure encryption.
Scientists can see individual atoms clearer than ever before, but they might be nearing their journey’s end.
It won't go quietly into the night.
Like science, tech, and DIY projects?
Sign up to receive Popular Science's emails and get the highlights.