At McKinley Climate Lab, researchers create fearsome weather to test cars and planes.
Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning
We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure
Ten of the brightest minds in science fiction imagine how we will live—on Earth and beyond—in the decades and centuries to come.
It's a new policy for the International Astronomical Union.
A scientist stationed in Antarctica tells about the biggest scientific discovery of the year, and how to have fun at the Pole.
Earth's biggest astronomy machine, inaugurated last week, will see farther into the past than ever before.
Given evolution's trajectory, we will almost certainly transform into augmented versions of our current selves. The big question now is, can we survive long enough to become the next humans?
What are the implications for the search for extraterrestrial life? PopSci asks the experts
And whether they'll look like E.T.
Seasonal variation in data indicates that mysterious dark matter may have been under our noses all along
After staring at the sun for hundreds of millennia, humans still have burning questions about it
One of the biggest mysteries of physics could end with what scientists find 4,850 feet below the Black Hills of South Dakota
Launch the gallery below, and enjoy our favorite pictures of the year, all in one place
Gosh, look at all those dark materials ... I mean dust
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
The most powerful and complex science experiment in the history of the universe is finally—after 14 years and $10 billion—about to begin. There's no telling what it may find, and that's entirely the point
Our resident film physicist tackles the final frontier and finds some key pointers for our own space travels
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
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.