A few well-placed magnets eliminates the thwack of an arrow leaving the bow, making archers stealthier and more accurate
Forget rockets. All you need to launch a satellite is a sled and a giant magnetic slingshot
U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
The man behind the world's most powerful camera confronts killer viruses, nude sunbathers and the San Diego Padres
Space-launched darts that strike like meteors
The Extreme Light Infrastructure will be built in Eastern Europe
The nation's satellites document environmental threats around the globe. So why is the future of earth observation in peril?
NASA is watching closer than ever as another space rock gives Earth a close shave. Soon, we'll get even closer as a new spacecraft visits an asteroid.
At the new International Spy Museum, you become the secret agent.
Who really stole the secret of the atom bomb? In this PopSci.com exclusive, the producer of the NOVA special tells us what it was like to be involved with this project.
Nature gets down and dirty with the legacy of a prolific amphibian researcher/spook.
Scientists use genetic material to develop gold nanostructures that could report on a cell's inner workings in real time
Robot mini subs, navy seal launches, high-tech espionage: the submarine of the 21st century has arrived
What to do when someone seems to know too much about you
Misadventure though it was, the agency's Operation Acoustic Kitty was a visionary idea 50 years ahead of its time.
This is not the first time China's been called out for a cyber-security breach
Countries like Kazakhstan and Vietnam are taking a swing at imaging Earth.
So much easier than counting on the ground
More folks than ever live in cyclone-territory, but less are dying
22,300 miles above the equator, satellites keep an eye on Earthly weather conditions.