GE’s nuclear waste-burning PRISM reactors get a new chance at commercialization.
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists
The technology underpinning Bitcoin has flaws that threaten to undermine the currency’s value.
“Tunable” windows would let people adjust light and heat levels, but so far it’s been hard to make them affordable.
Google may choose to expand its service, but there’s little incentive for established players to come up to speed.
Secret, a new app that lets you share honestly and anonymously, is addictive.
If we want to communicate with other civilisations, it turns out that the laws of physics, the nature of interstellar space and a little common sense place surprisingly strict bounds on how this communication can take place.
Nanofabrication engineers have built the first on-chip device that exploits the Casimir effect
Simulation explains the origin of one of nature’s most important organising principles.
Famines plagued Iceland and food prices spiked in medieval England following extreme space weather events, according to a new study of historical data