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Plus a look inside the capsule that could take us to Mars
Plus, a detailed map of Pluto's surface
A scientist tells how LIGO changed his life
Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning
A new picture of Rosetta's comet is an added bonus
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
Plus: stunning x-rays of undersea creatures.
Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.
Abaddon's Gate is available on Amazon.
On the Labrador Sea, the scientific crew of the research vessel Knorr hunts for underwater storms, sinks a two-mile mooring--and gathers clues to the planet's fate
A century of agricultural innovation vastly increased the amount of food--but with it came an increased population, and now hunger is on the rise. Fixing it will require an unlikely alliance
One of the biggest mysteries of physics could end with what scientists find 4,850 feet below the Black Hills of South Dakota
The new round of experiments aim to find out what matter looked like at the dawn of time
Armed with better batteries and stronger materials, new submersibles aim to go deeper than ever before and open up the whole of the unexplored ocean to human eyes
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.
The doctor checks in with some charming innovations from the urology wing
We visit operating rooms, observatories, and islands full of slightly-less-than-rational monkeys to find the young geniuses who are shaping the future of science
In this piece from 1921, PopSci subjects the Sultan of Swat to a battery of scientific tests hoping to discover the secret behind his superhuman swing
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
The science and the fiction of time travel are weird. But the science is weirder.