More scientists need to recycle this noble gas.
NASA's ambitions are ballooning
76 years ago today, the Hindenburg crashed over New Jersey, killing 35 people and ending the era of the airship. From the Popular Science archive, what it would have been like to travel the world in a Zeppelin.
Ten of the brightest minds in science fiction imagine how we will live—on Earth and beyond—in the decades and centuries to come.
On this day in 1911, Roald Amundsen became the first explorer to reach the South Pole. From the Popular Science archives, this is the story of "the last of the vikings."
What makes each bear species stand out against the rest?
These ten awe-inspiring science projects range from the world's largest undersea observatory to the "ultimate microscope" to a Jupiter orbiter on a suicide mission--but they're all massive, often in both size and scope
More than 50 of the most dangerous, disgusting, humiliating and just plain bad professions
It's a song of iron and 'ice'.
They lived on Pangea more than 200 million years ago.
A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
How California is predicting and preparing for the inevitable.
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all
We're heading in the wrong direction.
An astonishing look at some of the universe's most violent events: supernovae, gamma-ray bursts, collisions between galaxies and more