Mark Zuckerberg and fellow tech leaders fund annual prizes worth $22 million
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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.
Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
Are nuclear disasters the new normal?
Early appearances by Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Ernest Rutherford, and other notable 20th-century scientists
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
One of the biggest mysteries of physics could end with what scientists find 4,850 feet below the Black Hills of South Dakota
Science needs the fearless
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The most powerful and complex science experiment in the history of the universe is finally—after 14 years and $10 billion—about to begin. There's no telling what it may find, and that's entirely the point
Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
Forget lab coats and beakers: in this gallery of breathtaking images, we celebrate the visually pleasing side of scientific enquiry
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
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
Energetic, original thinker needed immediately for long-term project. Unique opportunity. Salary: modest, with chance of $1-million Nobel Prize supplement
The author subjects himself to genetic tests, scans and other high-tech diagnostics to report on how the trend toward "personalized medicine" will affect us
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.
What's it like to grow up with a mother who is a distinguished physicist and the sister of one of the most famous scientists of the 20th century? In the month of Mother's Day, Popular Science News Editor Charles Hirshberg remembers.
Physicists are praying that their 4-mile-long machine will detect a tiny bit of matter so elusive that some consider it practically divine.