Featured in March 2013
How To Build A 2,073-Foot Skyscraper
Inside the construction of the Shanghai Tower.
49-Year-Old Research Sub Alvin Gets A $40 Million Makeover
Which is a bargain, actually.
How Mazda Reinvented the Diesel Engine
The company's new diesel engine will get 44 mpg plus meet strict emission standards.
Megapixels: A Wind Turbine That Can Power 6,000 Households
The world's largest wind turbine has rotator blades the size of an Airbus.
FYI: Does Thinking Too Hard Wear You Out?
If it does, it's all in your head.
BigPic: Building The World’s Tallest Ferris Wheel
Staten Island's New York Wheel differs from the usual design of supertall observation wheels.
How Neuroscience Will Fight Five Age-Old Afflictions
Rewiring the brain to battle seizures, blindness, and more
FYI: Do Meteor Showers Ever Run Out of Meteors?
Yes, but it takes a long, long time.
Now Live: The March 2013 Issue Of Popular Science Magazine
Jacob Ward, editor-in-chief of Popular Science, wonders why we can't get into the same funding spirit for science as we do for supertall skyscrapers.
The 49-Year History Of One Of Science’s Most Storied Subs
The humble submersible Alvin has triumphed over sinking and swordfish, and taken ocean exploration to new depths.