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Rossi--a lone Italian inventor with no real credentials and a history as a convicted scam artist--has convinced a small army of researchers that his box can harness a new type of nuclear reaction. What if they're right?
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.
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
What's it take to pilot a floating city? Our man reports from the (simulated) bridge.
Here's hoping this month's release of the Hollywood sea-fighting epic Master and Commander will do justice to those magnificent men and their sailing machines. On these pages, the mightiest ships of then and now.
The Hawk Recycler breaks down waste products and spits out clean, usable fuel
The world's most famous sunken wreck becomes a boon for deep-sea microbiologists.
Already, smart unmanned subs are set to replace dolphins as undersea mine sniffers. Next tech: mine detonation, remote sleuthing and robotic combat.
A kinetic missile that flies at mach 7
It sounds scary, but we're probably fine
9/11 fanned fears of more terror attacks by air. But our 95,000 miles of coast may be much more permeable. Here's the new defense strategy.
Ten of the brightest minds in science fiction imagine how we will live—on Earth and beyond—in the decades and centuries to come.
The nation's most toxic nuke dump hopes to melt away its cleanup woes
We spent twenty-four hours on a Greenpeace boat in the Gulf of Mexico looking for oil and dispersant among marine life. On the six-month anniversary of the leak, we report back
And just how much fuel is that?
See the effects of global warming while contributing to them!
In this intimate interview, hear insights about Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance voyage as only a devoted granddaughter can have them.
It will be a disaster for the U.S. physics community, say scientists.
The cast of 'Teen Titans Go! To the Movies' find out what their powers could do in real life.