If everyone went 100 percent geothermal today, Earth’s store of thermal energy would still outlive the sun.
Topological quantum computing has long been a beautiful dream. Two top scientists are now facing off over whether it will exist by 2030.
An advance in our understanding of quantum computing offers stunning solutions to problems that have long puzzled mathematicians and physicists.
Using just the technology in your pocket, you can gauge the velocity of the space station as it zips across the night sky.
This amazing soccer trick has gone viral. But does it hold up to the laws of physics?
Cosmologists want to know how fast the universe is growing, but their data doesn’t match predictions. Wendy Freedman thinks red giant stars can help.
She mapped Apollo 11’s path to history. Now, her legacy lives on in the trajectories of future spaceflights—including the moon landing planned for 2024.
For the first time using this new technique, astronomers have identified an Earth-size planet by observing telltale solar flares.
A new pack from HoverGlide looks like magic. But there’s a perfectly good physics explanation.
Scientists at CERN found a way to trap hydrogen’s mirror twin, antihydrogen, long enough to study it in greater detail than ever before.