This article was originally published in the German online edition of Make:. Translation by Niq Oltman. If you’d like to experiment with ultrasonic levitation — making objects hover in mid-air using just
In a nondescript office building in the suburbs of Philadelphia, a software company iswatching thousands of pieces of junk floating around in space. One mission of Analytical Graphics Inc., or AGI, is
Our understanding of Earth — and how we’re changing it — just keeps expanding. Earth Day turned 48 on Sunday, April 22, and Google celebrated it with a Google Doodle of conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall,
Diamonds big enough to be worn by Hollywood film stars could be raining down on Saturn and Jupiter, US scientists have calculated. New atmospheric data for the gas giants indicates that carbon is abundant
We could do it, but should we? After FYI answered why dumping the world's nuclear waste into a volcano would be a bad idea, our inbox was flooded with readers wondering, "Well, how about shooting it into
It's easier to leave the solar system than it is to hit the sun. It seems so obvious: we have all this garbage on Earth—including incredibly dangerous radioactive waste—so why don't we just launch it space
(CNN) — A spinning, solar-powered spacecraft as wide as a basketball court will arrive at Jupiter on July 4 to study the giant planet and to take the highest-resolution images of Jupiter in history. NASA's
Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich The idea was daring, radical—dangerous even. Is it possible to build a living organism from scratch that’s smaller, simpler, more bare bones than anything now alive?