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.
With the upcoming release of the major motion picture Europa Report, a couple of Jet Propulsion Lab scientists explain how science fiction has evolved in response to our growing understanding of space.
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
Much of Earth's oil reserves can be traced to a single volcanic eruption, scientists say
The humble submersible Alvin has triumphed over sinking and swordfish, and taken ocean exploration to new depths.
Titanic honcho James Cameron has some advice for NASA on how to both seduce and educate a jaded public
Stories of reindeer, walruses, and Mars simulations
"Cabled observatories" will give scientists a better picture of the unknown
Underwater robot may help scientists detect life on other planets
The nation's satellites document environmental threats around the globe. So why is the future of earth observation in peril?
For over two centuries we have struggled to understand the scope of Afghanistan's mineral wealth. Now geologists, if they can determine what lies beneath the nation's ground, might also help bring stability to the surface
A mega-drill will go where no machine has gone before: into Earth's mantle
PopSci predicts the top news stories of the next year.
Both the Atlantic and Pacific areas saw a record number and intensity of storms.
A prototype UUV points the way to a stealthier submarine technology.
This week, the origin and continued preservation of five of our favorite standard units of measure
Alongside the wild natural beauty, some evidence of humans.
Astronomy: Timothy Ferris eyes the amateur asteroid-watchers.
As the seas absorb more carbon dioxide, their pH drops.
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.
It's a hot (potato) mess.