Aquion Energy says its batteries could make the power grid unnecessary in some countries.
Why are we cramming 21st century technology into a socket designed by Edison?
Technology is the primary cause of our skyrocketing health-care costs. It could also be the cure.
A letter to John Stuart Mill about the limits of what may be shown or said on the Web.
Students anywhere are being offered free instruction online. What will that do to the trillion-dollar education business?
First, they teleported photons, then atoms and ions. Now one physicist has worked out how to do it with energy, a technique that has profound implications for the future of physics.
As life has evolved, its complexity has increased exponentially, just like Moore’s law. Now geneticists have extrapolated this trend backwards and found that by this measure, life is older than the Earth itself.
Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
A 19th-century idea might lead to cleaner cars, larger-scale renewable energy.
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists