Jellyfish invasions, Internet auctions, god particles: Read about the year's biggest science stories before they happen. Bonus: How to decipher geeky jargon and when to buy a DeLorean
Or Thor just wasn't that cool.
During a week of attempting to cloak every aspect of daily life, our correspondent found that in an information age, leaving no trace is nearly impossible
PopSci's vision for making travel faster, greener, and more fun
As students everywhere return to school, the luckiest are heading for caves and rocket firing ranges instead of lecture halls
Want to pay $10 for your flight and $15 for your pillow? Bill Diffenderffer has the airline for you
What does it take to become a citizen astronaut?
Yes, we included the weasel riding the woodpecker
Alan Burns made a fortune in the oil business. But as oil wanes, he's convinced that clean energy will be—must be—the next big thing. And so this inventor has poured his fortune into a challenge far greater than finding new oil deposits: extracting energy from the ocean
It's decision time
Marine scientists have serious questions about a crowdfunded project to scoop up marine plastic debris.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Need to get away from it all? Popular Science presents an exclusive tour of CSS Skywalker, an orbital resort that's a lot closer to reality than you might think
In his lab far from the scene of a crime, Skip Palenik forges unbreakable chains of evidence from dust & detritus. Let's watch the master at work.
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.
Humans aren't the only species that try to get rid of bacteria
Love, sex, and sports in the animal kingdom