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Our resident film physicist tackles the final frontier and finds some key pointers for our own space travels
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
To maintain accuracy and realism, producers of the film sought out military and government officials to advise them.
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A theoretical physicist at MIT shares what we actually know about toying with the arrow of time.
High-speed movie cameras can shoot up to 20 million frames in the blink of an eye. The world is a mighty interesting place in ultimate slo-mo.
We chat with Kevin Hand, an astrobiologist who consulted on the film, about realism in space thrillers, why actors are better than robots, and more.
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Google's education wing has devised school lesson plans based on the movie.
Players love the tech, but pro and amateur organizations can hardly keep up with the new materials and radical designs that have rewired and sometimes hot-wired sports.
From time travel to rogue waves, the best (and worst) of this summer´s movies. Now with PopSci´s EGQ: Expected Gibberish Quotient. Launch the slideshow here.
Looking at a century of so-called progress
Popular Science spoke with Rick DeLano, whose movie The Principle shows the world's most famous cosmologists promoting the idea that the Earth is the center of the universe.
Maybe! Although you certainly wouldn't want to count on it.
Forget lab coats and beakers: in this gallery of breathtaking images, we celebrate the visually pleasing side of scientific enquiry
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more
It's virtually impossible.
The story of how one of the most polluted waterways in America came to be located in one of the country's most expensive neighborhoods. Also: dysentery, cancer, and arsenic poisoning.
A study of 29 movies suggests canine co-stars increase a breed's popularity. (Caveat: People may just be buying more dogs in general.)