Large container ships are a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, but electrifying the world’s fleet faces steep technological hurdles.
A mission to the mysterious asteroid is technically feasible, but it might not be the best way to study interstellar objects.
WET, a preeminent water design firm, uses supercomputers and other cutting-edge technology to build the most iconic fountains and water features in the world.
Although the public part of the worldwide experiment is coming to an end this month, the world’s greatest extraterrestrial hunt is far from finished.
Billions of people live in areas that lack mobile coverage. Two companies are racing to build satellite networks that will provide service everywhere.
Last week, the Department of Energy gave a commercial company the green light to test fuel made from spent uranium.
Angela Belcher found a way to turn nature’s zombies into a tiny assembly line. But creating a new power cell might be just the beginning.
The world’s richest man committed $10 billion to fighting climate change. We’ve got some ideas about how to spend it.
A new way to produce nanoparticles—which convert carbon dioxide emissions into fuel—may help a niche green-energy technology go mainstream.
An engineering team bored 2 miles into hot rock without causing major earthquakes—a good sign for harnessing the Earth’s heat as a power source.