These 10 people have signed up to die on Mars, in order to live there.
There have been quite a few controversies over the years.
The reclusive astronaut is finally at rest
Are nuclear disasters the new normal?
In the newest installment of "As Seen On TV," we look at modern medicine's greatest achievement. No, not the cure for smallpox, the cure for baldness
Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever
PopSci learns, over the decades, that cocaine anesthesia, radioactive drinking water, and cryogenic cancer treatments are actually not good for your health
In this intimate interview, hear insights about Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance voyage as only a devoted granddaughter can have them.
The creator of the Segway is one of the most successful and admired inventors in the world. He leads a team of 300 scientists and engineers devoted to making things that better mankind. But he's not done
The Internet came in a distant second.
As the Large Hadron Collider readies to be fired up in Geneva, Physicist Brian Cox explains what it might reveal about the workings of the Universe—and why the grandest scientific instrument ever built is well worth the $6 billion investment
"Being pro-science is the only way we make sure that America continues to lead the world."
What's it like to grow up with a mother who is a distinguished physicist and the sister of one of the most famous scientists of the 20th century? In the month of Mother's Day, Popular Science News Editor Charles Hirshberg remembers.
Biological threats provide fertile plot material for books, movies and videogames
From the Popular Science archive: Weather control, looped cities, moon microwaves, and more!
After a week of swine flu hysteria, PopSci.com takes a look back at the history of pandemic flu
Imagining a world without the father of evolution
How we covered the Scopes Monkey Trial, the discovery of Java Man, the Piltdown Man hoax, and milestones in the history of evolutionary theory
In the July 1969 issue of Popular Science, a famous rocket scientist narrated the first moon landing.
One full week of keeping track of absolutely everything, to see if gamification can net you a win in the game of life
Once more unto the beach
Oversimplified competitions encourage computer programs that are snarky rather than intelligent--but it doesn't have to be that way.