Geologists are analyzing ancient clues to tell our origin story.
“As long as I'm breathing,” Sylvia Earle says, “I'll be diving.”
They definitely fit the bill
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 lights out for us all.
Conceptual shelters that will protect us all from the perils of our rapidly changing environment: rising waters, extreme heat, rampant pollution and overpopulation
Leading scientists present their 2020 visions
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
Steven Chu, the new U.S. secretary of energy, is a Nobel-winning physicist and an unabashed advocate of fighting climate change. But can he negotiate the political realities of transforming the energy economy?
There's still talk of revolution on campuses. But the 21st-century student has something very different from anarchy on the mind--think hydrogen cars and homes on the moon
Onboard the Minotaur 1 rocket, there's a gaggle of CubeSats.
By studying the way leaves shrink when they fossilize, a team of more than 100 high school students could build more accurate models of climate change.
Gentlemen, charge your batteries: four vehicles that won't need gas to top 300 mph
Simulating the atmosphere does more than just help students learn about the world.
Policy that would make it easier to carry concealed weapons into schools could have meant “the difference between life and death for many innocent bystanders,” a spokesman for Michigan House Speaker Jase Bolger said after last week's shooting at Sandy Hook. Does research bear that out?
Grocery stores may look a little different.
Teaching people game theory is good. Making them live it is even better, says UCLA professor Peter Nonacs.
PopSci is attending the 40th annual National Symposium on Bat Research
Google's education wing has devised school lesson plans based on the movie.