Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
Improved chargers cut down on wait times, but they’re expensive, among other drawbacks.
With technology comes power. Shouldn’t MIT teach students how to use it responsibly?
Upholding Obamacare means more for the growing ranks of independent innovators than it does for any political party.
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 leading neuroscientist says Kurzweil’s Singularity isn’t going to happen. Instead, humans will assimilate machines.
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.