Protecting artifacts from entropy is no easy task.
A new study from MIT suggests "fake news" often trumps the truth.
Popular Science is inside the U.N., where 150 heads of state are talking global warming. Will they put momentum behind an international treaty in 2015?
Massive space rocks hurtle past Earth with frightening regularity. Some scientists want to deflect them. Others want to drag one closer.
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.
Last December, Felisa Wolfe-Simon announced the discovery of a microbe that could change the way we understand life in the universe. Soon she found herself plunged into a maelstrom of bitter backlash and intemperate criticism. A dispatch from the frontiers of the new peer review
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
Police sketches from eyewitness accounts are notoriously unreliable. The question is, Will "DNA sketches" be any better?
Behind the scenes in the race to develop a military vehicle that can drive itself.
It's not the best time to be a pangolin.
A muscle-numbing magic wand protects cops and citizens, Jedi-style
Researchers change opinions on political issues with a sleight of hand.
Extreme attitudes are usually accompanied by a sense that those beliefs are the only "correct" ones.
Your super liberal and super conservative relatives might all have one thing in common.
An animation by Northeastern University's LazerLab shows what's being donated, and where.
Historians haven't seen scientists this politically engaged since 1964
Goodbye, East Coast.
More mentions on Twitter mean more votes for a candidate, whether the buzz is positive or negative.
An amazing visualization of America's shifting political tides
When you make the geography reflect the electoral college, things get weird. SuperPACS and other political spenders understand that.
The hot-button research issues facing the new administration
The Doctor unveils the workings behind shock treatment
Researchers Use Explosives To Break Up Biofilms And Reduce Antibiotic Resistance
A shock absorber that generates energy and increases fuel efficiency