To reach the bottom of all five oceans, this Texas businessman commissioned “the most significant vehicle since Apollo 11.”
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Science of the Union.
Armed with better batteries and stronger materials, new submersibles aim to go deeper than ever before and open up the whole of the unexplored ocean to human eyes
We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
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
The quest to understand, explore, and protect the amazing animals
The new book Fire in the Sea brings one eccentric marine biologist's paintings out of obscurity.
"IT" organisms may make up more than half of life on Earth
Not so dead now, is it?
The ancient deposit could be good news for tech companies
There are precious minerals to mine, but no regulations in place
Popular Science's senior video producer discovered the lost film "The Terrors of the Deep."
How to build a subway in the Eternal City.
A scientist gets cozy with the most alien microbes in the world
Fascinating fecal science.
Harvesting thermal energy from the oceans takes some powerful engineering
Searching for the origins of life in the deep sea.
These are the 2018 winners of the Vizzies Challenge.