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Dark matter makes up much of the cosmos, yet no one knows exactly what it is. Soon, physicists may finally solve one of science's biggest mysteries.
Predictions for how we will live and work—on Earth or in space—in the decades and centuries to come
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
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Scientists are building ultra-cold systems that mimic the most extreme edges of the universe. Can these analogues help solve the big bang's mysteries?
Need to get away from it all? Popular Science presents an exclusive tour of CSS Skywalker, an orbital resort that's a lot closer to reality than you might think
Minneapolis ranked first among U.S. cities in innovative transportation solutions, fourth in energy technology.
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A golden age of Earth observation.
The creations of this London bartender are among the tastiest marriages of art and science. In his new book, he reveals some secrets.
Chemical burns, ruined clothes, 11 years, half a million dollars-it's not easy to improve the world's most popular toy. Yet the success of one inventor's quest to dye a simple soap bubble may change the way the world uses color
Astronaut Tom Marshburn: “Suddenly very busy!”
Plus, the skeleton of the man who brought leprosy to Britain
We'll get a vaccine for addiction, debate the future of nuclear power, use new tech to take on water shortages, and-just maybe-find an extra dimension or two. Happy New Year