Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
New tech could bring closure for the families of 500,000 missing people
Microsoft unveils Sun Microsystems' vision for 2004
Science of the Union.
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.
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Playing with time.
I study the motion of the ocean through rocks.
And what you can do about it
FDA wants to make this official and recently asked to know more
Whatâ€™s the most accurate way to forecast the future? Simple: make predictions profitableâ€”just like on the PopSci Predictions Exchange
The big and bad crises that could wipe out humanity
To commemorate World Food Day, we look back on science's role in alleviating the hunger crisis. Whale breeding, desert sugar factories, and oyster soup capsules, yum
A new ice age, exploding stars, the hypothetical Doomsday Machine, and more scenarios that are almost certain to eradicate life on Earth
Solving the mysteries of the universe
Our contributing troubadour, Jonathan Coulton, talks to the movers and shakers of sci-tech. From the moon.
Ten of the brightest minds in science fiction imagine how we will live—on Earth and beyond—in the decades and centuries to come.
100 years ago, Popular Science marked the start of WWI with a collection of anti-war essays.
Astronomy: Timothy Ferris eyes the amateur asteroid-watchers.
The History of Popular Science
Converting millions of pressed plants into a vital digital archive
From the Popular Science archives, the hurricane house, the seismograph camera, the forest-fire-fighting dirigible, and more.