With technology comes power. Shouldn’t MIT teach students how to use it responsibly?
Wind and solar get all the attention, but a key path to lowering emissions involves finding a less expensive way to do carbon capture.
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.
A leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
Record levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide reflect a healthier economy, cheap fossil fuels, and the absence of effective carbon-reducing policies.
A new theoretical model suggests that quantum entanglement helps prevent the molecules of life from breaking apart.
After shutting down its last reactor, Japan is now even more heavily dependent on imported oil, gas, and coal.
Tesla is set to announce a way to make recharging its electric vehicles faster than filling up a gas tank.