It might not (just) be foul play.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Excerpt: Good Enough
More scientists need to recycle this noble gas.
Excerpt: Mind Fixers
They may be slow, but they cover entire football fields if left to their own devices.
How to build a subway in the Eternal City.
I study the motion of the ocean through rocks.
We're not built for this stuff.
A commute so quick you could just die.
To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
Societies forget, and this physicist wants to know why.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
Full body, nearly real-time imaging is here.
And what you can do about it
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
New tech could bring closure for the families of 500,000 missing people
We know dark matter exists, but now comes the hard part: figuring out what exactly it is
In a wide-ranging interview with PopularScience.com, Aldrin talks about a mission to Mars, 34 years of sobriety and the future of American leadership in space.
In a highlight of last week's conference, Gates calls for zero emissions and agrees with Obama: We need nukes
Microsoft unveils Sun Microsystems' vision for 2004
Astronomy: Timothy Ferris eyes the amateur asteroid-watchers.