The physics of dandelion dispersal could inspire windborne microdrones.
Rationally speaking, it would be bad for people and bad for science
The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
Plus: spaceship wars
Keeping up with the droneses
Help scientists by pretending to be a mongoose.
Ten of the brightest minds in science fiction imagine how we will live—on Earth and beyond—in the decades and centuries to come.
Massive space rocks hurtle past Earth with frightening regularity. Some scientists want to deflect them. Others want to drag one closer.
An open letter from PopSci to President Obama about science and the future
Not just for fictional villains anymore
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
The 2004 Popsci Design Competition
Welcome to our annual list of inventions changing the world.
We've chosen our 2013 Science Fair Winners!
On Saturday, November 4, Popular Science and GMA Weekend journeyed to the year 2031 during a special broadcast of Good Morning America
Bike designers Tony Ellsworth and Donald Miller resurrected a 500-year-old idea to change the way people pedal
Will Apple release an upgraded "iPhone without the phone" iPod with a wide-aspect-ratio touchscreen by September 30, 2007?
A "offers web-like support"
Supercomputing power on a single chip