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With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.
What's the most habitable planet?
Your cellphone does not in itself cause cancer. But in the daily sea of radiation we all travel, there may be subtler dangers at work, and science is only just beginning to understand how they can come to affect people like Per Segerbäck so intensely
Despite numerous challenges to the theory, it remains foundational
A radical new power plant aims to convert our dirtiest fossil fuel into clean-burning hydrogen
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
It will be a disaster for the U.S. physics community, say scientists.
Scientists are triumphant over extraordinary new images from Saturn and its moons--rivers of methane, ice volcanoes, ferocious storms and more
Geographic profiling pioneer Kim Rossmo has been likened to Sherlock Holmes; his Watson in the hunt for serial killers is a digital sidekick -- an algorithm he calls Rigel.
A compendium of the fastest things the world has to offer, and a celebration of the technological breakthroughs that feed the rush
Our August 1991 cover story, in honor of Harry Kroto's passing
Understanding how the brain perceives the passage of time could lead to treatments for mental illnesses. Why does time seem to slow down during a life-threatening situation? Our reporter falls 15 stories to find out
Astronomers discover rainwater falling all over the planet!
Next year, scientists will start drilling into the issue
Three new e-noses use three different methods to sniff out everything from freon to fatty acids
Earth's biggest astronomy machine, inaugurated last week, will see farther into the past than ever before.
It's just simple plastic rings!
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A lot, actually
In the dark and chatty world of avatars and assumed identities, this cybercop is a virtual Sybil, trolling for creeps and thieves.
A new optic promises better zoom capability for even the thinnest cameraphones