Stephen Hawking is no longer with us, but his legacy of discovery and scientific advancement will outlast us all and his final paper may be the most important one yet. Entitled "A Smooth Exit from Eternal Inflation," the paper seeks to test…
While many discoveries and innovations are the byproducts of careful research and development, there are plenty of inventions humanity has inadvertently stumbled upon. And these accidental inventions changed civilization as we know it.
Kelly Slater and Adam Fincham created a wave pool system that drags a massive metal hydrofoil blade through the water. As the swelling water sweeps over the precisely contoured lakebed, it transforms into a perfect surfing wave, every time.
With the development of a brand-new alloy that can exist as a liquid metal at room temperature, engineers at the Carnegie Mellon University have managed to create a new kind of liquid metal transistor.
Google's Science Journal app measures and records data in real time, and then turns all that input into consumer-friendly graphs and charts. It also includes a digital science notebook that can be filled with notes and photos.
The projects kids make at science fairs nowadays easily beat the smelly potato batteries and homemade volcanoes you remember making. From flying robots to a Lego spacecraft, these are some of our favorite science fair projects.
Just as your bottle of beer is tested and labeled for alcohol content before it makes it to the grocery store, legalized marijuana undergoes rigorous testing before it appears in a safe, accurately labelled jar at your local dispensary…
With 14 presenters on tap for this year's WebVisions conference in Portland, Oregon, those in attendance learned about everything from tech's growing role in activism to content strategy for paleontologists.
Over the next few decades, global food production will need to scale up tremendously to keep pace with humanity's growing population. Can technological advances help us feed all those hungry mouths, or are we doomed to starvation?
Ferrofluids can do amazing things on YouTube -- gracefully bending into all sorts of structures -- but what exactly are they? Hit the jump to find out how the mysterious liquids work, and how you can get some for yourself.
Bill Nye the Science Guy is back in a new talk show that will debut on Netflix on April 21, and will tackle some of the biggest scientific issues impacting society and pop culture today, dispel myths, and include some fun.