The Keystone XL pipeline is a distraction from what’s really needed to solve climate change.
With technology comes power. Shouldn’t MIT teach students how to use it responsibly?
A Caltech researcher thinks arrays of tiny wind turbines could produce cheaper power than big ones.
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 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.
Why science denialism and conspiracy theory walk together, suspiciously.
A true AI might ruin the world—but that assumes it’s possible at all.
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.