Featured in December 2014
Secretive D.O.D. Drone Dodges Defenses At Hypersonic Speed
A new weapon in America's superfast arms race with China
How Habitable Is That Exoplanet? [Flowchart]
If you're looking for a planet that might support life, our handy flowchart can help you choose the least deadly space rock.
Dude, Where’s My Space Ferry?
Fifty years ago, in the pages of Popular Science, a famous rocket scientist foretold the importance of reusable rockets.
How Did That Spiderweb Cross The Road?
Short answer: It had help.
Could Drugs Heal A Broken Heart?
Exploring the age of anti-love biotechnology
How One Man Hacked His Way Out Of Homelessness
A DIY workshop helped Marc Roth find a job. Now he's helping others overcome poverty.
Conquer Cold With DIY Hand Warmers
Keeping warm with chemistry
Why Does Crying Make My Nose Run?
Short answer: It's flooded with tears
DIY Electrified Outfits Light Up The Ballet
Hello, high-tech tutus
The Editor’s Letter From The December 2014 Issue Of Popular Science
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