A report will be shared with lawmakers before Trump’s inauguration, a top advisor said Friday.
NASA researchers are modeling Martian settlements after early American colonists.
After happening only once in the 100-year record, catastrophic glacial collapse occurred twice in Tibet this summer.
A new app is collecting data to create a snapshot of global mental health.
The case for a fully autonomous escape plan
The copper goddess is an artistic masterpiece—but also a longstanding symbol of technological progress.
Blackboards will endure as symbols of learning long after they’ve disappeared from schools. An Object Lesson.
Obviously not. But maaaybe? (Still no.)
The vehicles of the future might be able to transport passengers to the distant past.
A group of engineers found a way to use everyday devices to transfer small amounts of data through skin.
Identifying cars would help it speed up pickup times at brick-and-mortar stores—but it could use the information to track your location.
A security researcher found a way to “piggyback” on video chats, and it’s very hard to detect.
Sorting the good from the bad, the creepy from the adorable
What does Silicon Valley think of Peter Thiel? Why did people fall for Theranos? And what’s in store for Marissa Mayer? In our third annual Silicon Valley Insiders Poll, more than 50 tech executives, innovators, and thinkers weigh in.
The psychogeography of Pokémon Go
Finding love in the postromantic, postmarital age
Exploring the next frontiers in surveillance
Tristan Harris believes Silicon Valley is addicting us to our phones. He’s determined to make it stop.
Nicholas Anderson, a renewable-energy researcher in Colorado, talks about the appeal of working in a lab.
Bring beauty and joy to your timeline during these stormy final weeks.