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Massive space rocks hurtle past Earth with frightening regularity. Some scientists want to deflect them. Others want to drag one closer.
What does it take to become a citizen astronaut?
Twenty-five curious, mysterious, or otherwise beguiling destinations to satisfy your inner science-history geek
It's never too early to start planning your Fossil Fools Day party!
As spaceflight is privatized, scientists will pay for space trips alongside affluent adventurers
Student visions for robots, space nutrition, and more
Taber MacCallum helps hazmat divers safely explore contaminated waters
Nearly half of this year's MacArthur "genius grant" recipients are advancing science and technology
Not every student falls asleep at the thought of doing another lab. For a fortunate few, homework means setting off bombs, making lightning, crashing cars, and unleashing 100mph winds. Come meet the luckiest students in the country inside (with video)
Black Projects, Dark Skies, Aliens and Barbeque
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
New electronic voting machines are supposed to prevent another Election Day disaster, but these paperless PCs could make hanging chads seem like a minor nuisance.
The story of Roger Babson, gravity's sworn enemy, and his Gravity Research Foundation
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
What makes investors do the wrong thing, all together, pretty much all the time?
NeuroSpire, with Jake Stauch at the helm, has developed software that lets companies scan brains to deliver better ads--and do it on the cheap.
In this intimate interview, hear insights about Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance voyage as only a devoted granddaughter can have them.
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he's become one
"Disrupting" norms is profitable when you're a 35-year-old tech maven. When you're 16, it just makes you a delinquent.
He just needs to get it to them