Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature
What's the most habitable planet?
The next big breakthrough in synthetic biology just might come from an amateur scientist
Bogus canals on Mars, alien germs from Venus and the "truth" behind UFOs
It's decision time
Scientists are triumphant over extraordinary new images from Saturn and its moons--rivers of methane, ice volcanoes, ferocious storms and more
American supercomputers now make up half of the top 10 fastest machines on the planet.
NASA scientists are comparing Titan's river to a Nile full of flowing liquid hydrocarbons.
Plus, the back of my eye
The compound might be suitable for cell membranes.
2312 is available on Amazon.
In a simulation, a Titan-like atmosphere produces nearly all of life's building blocks
In a wide-ranging interview with PopularScience.com, Aldrin talks about a mission to Mars, 34 years of sobriety and the future of American leadership in space.
Science of the Union.
Joseph Longo's Plasma Converter turns our most vile and toxic trash into clean energyâ€”and promises to make a relic of the landfill
How to build a subway in the Eternal City.
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.
To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
It might not (just) be foul play.