Featured by Tom Clynes
How To Build A Home Fusion Reactor
The tale of a teen physics prodigy
The Curious Genius Of Amar Bose
The acoustic innovator and founder of the Bose Corporation died Friday. This is the story of how his insatiable curiosity helped launch a better future.
A Restaurant With Adjustable Acoustics
Fun fact: When the music in a bar gets 22 percent louder, patrons drink 26 percent faster. But if the … Continued
Brilliant 10: Edwin Olson Creates An Autonomous Robot Army
One robot isn't so smart, but get enough of them together and they can complete a complex mission.
The Battle Over Climate Science
Climate scientists routinely face death threats, hate mail, nuisance lawsuits and political attacks. How much worse can it get?
The Boy Who Played With Fusion
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he’s become one
Is This New Study the Nail in the Coffin of “Arsenic Life”?
A Canadian researcher says she has debunked controversial claims that a microbe found in California's Mono Lake can replace the phosphorus in its DNA with arsenic
Scientist in a Strange Land
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of...
The Power Broker: Funding an Energy Revolution
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it’s...
Searching for Antarctic Microbes with Antifreeze and Bombs
A new scientific project joins the race to explore lakes under Antarctic ice