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.
Here's how Star Trek can tackle climate change
Star Trek IV saved the whales. Now the Federation needs to save the planet.
Can ancient humans help save the planet?
A mesmerizing book set in a post-apocalyptic Ice Age suggests they can.
Why NASA keeps sending squid into space
Spacefaring cephalopods are more than a science fiction trope.
How to talk about science in the Anthropocene
A conversation about science, science fiction, and the end of the world.
Are aliens watching us right now?
No, I'm not talking about UFOs.
Five times Star Trek biology plots went off the rails
An non-exhaustive list of Star Trek’s weirdest takes on genetics, evolution, and more.