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On the Labrador Sea, the scientific crew of the research vessel Knorr hunts for underwater storms, sinks a two-mile mooring--and gathers clues to the planet's fate
Alan Burns made a fortune in the oil business. But as oil wanes, he's convinced that clean energy will be—must be—the next big thing. And so this inventor has poured his fortune into a challenge far greater than finding new oil deposits: extracting energy from the ocean
Nearly half of this year's MacArthur "genius grant" recipients are advancing science and technology
Minneapolis ranked first among U.S. cities in innovative transportation solutions, fourth in energy technology.
Tips to get your own invention ideas off the ground from Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Segway's Dean Kamen, futurist Ray Kurzweil and more
Hint: You don't have to discover something, but it could help.
And whether they'll look like E.T.
A few well-placed magnets eliminates the thwack of an arrow leaving the bow, making archers stealthier and more accurate
Its creations earn patents, outperform humans, and will soon fly to space. All it needs now is a few worthy challenges
Tyson's book "Space Chronicles: Facing the Ultimate Frontier" is out today
Memristor could enable instant-on PCs, massive data storage and computers that think like humans
While their peers worry about zits, these rising young stars are designing lunar bioreactors and new cancer drugs. What did you accomplish before turning 18? Meet our eight future Edisons here
The National Mall was transformed into a futuristic commune for the past two weeks as 20 teams from four countries erected solar-powered homes
Worms, planets, extra dimensions: just a few of the things that inspire the most creative young scientists of the year
Flavor scientist Arielle Johnson discusses the creative side of culinary chemistry
If a time traveler assassinated Albert Einstein before he figured out that E=mc², would we still have atomic weapons?
A new human trial will chill gunshot victims to keep them alive