A pan-African utopia in the stars
Scientist and author Maurice Broaddus talks about the backstory to his new space opera Sweep of Stars — and where the series is headed.
The Godzilla science guide you didn't know you needed
Atomic breath can serve an evolutionary purpose, too.
What is Beskar really made of?
Strong enough to withstand Sarlacc stomachs, Rancor teeth, and lightsaber strikes, Beskar is a metallurgical marvel far more advanced than any material we've forged on Earth.
The only Star Trek series that’s honest about technology
Pour one out for the crew of the NX-01.
What Leviathan Falls tells us about confronting existential threats
An intergalactic war against hostile aliens has a lesson for Earthlings today.
Is freeing everyone from the Matrix really a good idea?
Waking up billions of humans is the easy part. Figuring out how to pack them all into Zion will be much harder.
A mathematician explains what Foundation gets right about predicting the future
The ideas behind psychohistory are more scientific than you might think.
How to power a planet with lava
Extracting energy from molten rock might not be as crazy as it sounds.
Why witchers should be breeding monsters
A scientific case for replenishing the Continent's top predators.