Your body means the world to the microbes that live on it.
A few bright points throughout the year.
Our planet makes a lot of sounds, and some of them are spooky.
In the July 1969 issue of Popular Science, a famous rocket scientist narrated the first moon landing.
What we can learn from a massive meteor crater
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All through the universe, not a star complex was stirring, not even Cygnus X! Merry Christmas from Popular Science.
Dispatches From The Future contains more than 100 pages of mind-bending science fiction, including a first-ever animated graphic novel adapted from Isaac Asimov's legendary short story, "Nightfall." Download a copy today.
Elizabeth Kolbert, author of The Sixth Extinction, talks with Popular Science's reporter about the prehistory and the present of mass species die-offs
It's a fact of the archaeological record: Modern humans survived and Neanderthals did not. Why? And what does it teach us about our own survival?
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the universe, not a star complex was stirring, not even Cygnus X! Merry Christmas from Popular Science. We're taking off a couple days to go spend time with our families. Enjoy these festive space pics in the meantime. Miss you already.
In his book The Most Human Human, Brian Christian looks at the artificial intelligences we've built, and what they say about us
Forget algebra homework: try building spaceships, operating a nuclear reactor or listening in to distant galaxies
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The most explicit look yet at the impact that wiped out more than half of all life on earth
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
The amazing lizard uses its hairy toes to defy gravity and its dynamic tail to always land on its feet if it falls. See how scientists are using the gecko's tricks to design better robots, spacesuits and—just maybe—Spiderman gloves
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
To improve its virtual-reality simulators, the military wants to incorporate smell. For help, it's turning to Hollywood
Meet the extraordinary scientists whose innovations are bringing us robot cars, new cures and vaccines, the fastest-ever computer animations, and much, much more