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Is War Really In Decline?
Wait 150 years after the last major war to know for sure.
Popular Science Q&A: How NASA Selected The 2013 Class Of Astronauts
What is 'the right stuff' for a trip to Mars?
PopSci Q&A: Lytro CEO Ren Ng Talks About Making Light-Field Happen
An interview with the creator of this year's Innovation of the Year
Q&A: Stephen Wolfram on the Power and Challenge of Big Data
Popular Science editor Mark Jannot talks to the data wizard about big data, human understanding, and the origin of the universe
Shooting the Space Shuttles
Ben Cooper combines photography with rocket science
Inside the Scene-Stealing 3-D Technology Behind James Cameron’s Avatar
James Cameron is stubborn. He decided nearly a decade ago to film his humans-versus-aliens sci-fi adventure Avatar in 3-D, but … Continued
Interview: NASA Scientist’s Plan to Extract Moon Water Affordably Using Microwaves
Last month, scientists confirmed the widespread presence of small amounts of water on the moon. This landmark finding was followed … Continued
Baratunde Thurston: Correspondent of the Future
The host of the new television show Popular Science's Future Of uses humor and wit to conquer new technologies
Beyond the Moon: A Chat With Buzz Aldrin
The 79-year-old astronaut says: Enough about the moon; let's go to Mars
Exploring the Future of Science at the World Science Festival
This week in New York, a media-infused science extravaganza