With technology comes power. Shouldn’t MIT teach students how to use it responsibly?
Both candidates say they support renewable energy. Romney, though, would do little to create markets for it.
Wind and solar get all the attention, but a key path to lowering emissions involves finding a less expensive way to do carbon capture.
The equivalence principle is one of the corner stones of general relativity. Now physicists have used quantum mechanics to show how it fails.
A Caltech researcher thinks arrays of tiny wind turbines could produce cheaper power than big ones.
A small change to the theory of gravity implies that our universe inherited its arrow of time from the black hole in which it was born.
Tesla is set to announce a way to make recharging its electric vehicles faster than filling up a gas tank.
A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
After shutting down its last reactor, Japan is now even more heavily dependent on imported oil, gas, and coal.