Look up into the night sky. There are planets up there, including the first-ever Earth-like planet discovered in the habitable zone around its star.
Why batteries deserve more respect, even some sex appeal.
A million more, roughly, when compared to the pre-1980 twin rates. So what changed?
It was taken by one of the world's most futuristic companies, and it's astonishing.
Meet Kepler-186f, the closest thing to our planet ever discovered—and maybe our best shot at locating life elsewhere in the universe.
From space, the U.S. Curiosity rover looks scarab-like.
MIT scientists argue that nukes can be tsunami-proofed by towing them out to to sea.
Aging changes our relationship with technology, both real and imagined.
Google is trying to do for hardware what the App Store did for software.
Here's what Americans think life will be like in 50 years.
Steven Chu, a Nobel laureate and former secretary of energy, and Yi Cui, a celebrated battery researcher who works with Chu at Stanford, describe how an overhaul of the unglamorous battery will jump-start a shift to renewable energy.
How the continent's many obstacles, from widespread poverty to failed states, allowed African entrepreneurs to beat the West at reinventing money for the mobile age
Google doesn't even need us to prove our humanity anymore, which is a good thing, because they can simulate it now.
How skywriting rose and fell, and why its instagrammability may lead to a resurgence.
Tales from the road, in DC.
This is a thin glowing layer of Earth's atmosphere rippling in the wake of a huge thunderstorm.
"Just as cars are not all the same, Electronic Medical Records vary greatly. A Mercedes, a Maserati and a Yugo are all cars, but you certainly wouldn't accuse someone of rejecting a used Yugo as being a Luddite and hating all cars. Similarly, you shouldn't generalize physicians who reject terrible programs as hating EMR."
Energy-trapping paint is bringing a Tron-like aesthetic to the roads of the Netherlands.