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Elon Musk is building a spaceship that’s so ambitious that some experts are calling it ‘science fiction.’ Here’s what SpaceX a...
The SpaceX founder Elon Musk plans to blast a tourist around the moon in a new launch system called Big Falcon Rocket, or BFR: a giant spaceship and rocket. A prototype is being built out of carbon-fiber composites, which poses major challenges, according to some aerospace engineering experts.
Engineers at NASA have reinvented the wheel by making a nearly invincible woven-mesh design that "remembers" its ideal shape and springs back into form.
Zhenan Bao is developing skin that's flexible, stretchable, and can sense touch and temperature.
Earth entered a new epoch on July 16, 1945 — and that’s just the beginning of how humans have changed the planet
While nature is responsible for more than 5,000 of Earth's minerals, people are responsible for more than 200. That impact will be noticeable for many years.
A messy new physics study has figured out the secret to preventing falling droplets of liquid from splattering all over the place.
Stanford scientists have created a new plastic fabric called nanoPE, which mimics human skin to dispel infrared heat. No other fabric on the market can do that.
A video published to celebrate the release of a new version of Vantablack shows how shockingly not-black the super-black material makes other black things look.
Watch them whack this stuff with a hammer as hard as they can.