Human spaceflight has brought us beyond Earth, but we could potentially venture even farther. Imagine that we could constantly accelerate at the same rate as Earth’s gravitational pull, 9.8 m/s2, indefinitely.
Former Energy Sec. Steven Chu told a roomful of scientists in Chicago they should think now what they could do with renewable electricity that costs only 1.5¢ per kilowatt hour. “The cost of renewable
The African continent has certainly faced its fair share of challenges in recent decades. But with the trend for emerging economies helping to drive progress in many parts of the world, Africa is now technological
More than 48 pounds of plastic, including disposable dishes, a corrugated tube, shopping bags and a detergent package with its bar code still visible, were found inside a dead sperm whale in Italy, the
Jetpacks and flying cars might seem more at home parked in the pages of sci-fi novels (and, uh, some magazines) than in your garage. In 1924, PopSci predicted that airborne autos were just 20 years away,
Researchers at Tufts University made the case that subsidized fruits and vegetables could prevent millions of cases of chronic diseases. Perhaps it’s time for doctors to start prescribing more produce
Solugen, a startup that has set itself up with no less lofty a goal than the decarbonization of a massive chunk of the petrochemical industry, may be the first legitimate multi-million dollar company start