Megapixels: It was rediscovered by a drone.
From the seven people who are running PopSci today.
Science museums aren't always entirely scientific.
Deep in caverns around the world, bacteria are laboring to make antibiotics we can discover and use for ourselves.
The 2017 Wellcome Image Award winners
A conversation with theoretical physicist Brian Greene
Researchers have found naturally occurring plant chemical may help to keep the Earth's temperatures balanced
Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
These 10 people have signed up to die on Mars, in order to live there.
A vibrant map of never-before-seen terrain
Popular Science spoke with Rick DeLano, whose movie The Principle shows the world's most famous cosmologists promoting the idea that the Earth is the center of the universe.
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.
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
Under the thawing Arctic ice lies bounty that could fill mouths, and pockets, around the world.
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?
Out of the wild
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the frontiers of the new peer review
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
This week in New York, a media-infused science extravaganza
If fear really is all in our heads, Joseph LeDoux thinks he can eliminate it. The first step is to block out our memories
Once upon a time, the mantra for scientific success was "Think big." Nowadays, it's all about the ongoing mission to make things really, really small. Here, a look at the latest in Lilliputian developments
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?