Kristin Houser is a staff writer at Freethink, where she covers science and tech. Her written work has appeared in Business Insider, NBC News, and the World Economic Forum’s Agenda, among other publications, and Stephen Colbert once talked about a piece on The Late Show, to her delight. Prior to joining Freethink, Kristin was a staff writer for Futurism and wrote several animated and live action web series.
This flying car — more properly called an "electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle" — will seat five and fly up to 135 mph.
Made from concrete, it cost 15% less per square foot to construct than a typical house.
The massive craft could carry 100 humans to Mars and revolutionize space exploration.
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Historical geniuses used the "creative nap" to give their minds a boost. Apparently, the "hypnagogic state" can help with problem solving.
SpinLaunch's launcher, which is larger than the Statue of Liberty and works like the Olympic hammer-throw event, just came online in the New Mexico desert.
XLand marks the spot.
“This will be one of the most important datasets since the mapping of the Human Genome.”
It’s about 7.6 million times faster than what you probably have at home.
William Shatner is going to space because Jeff Bezos loves Star Trek.
Here are its top priorities.
His family has finally gotten closure after 50 years of uncertainty.
Asteroid Bennu is still far more likely to fly right by us than to make impact.
Donate a kidney now, and your loved one will have priority status if they need one later.
Instead of digging for metals, we could extract them from salty, subterranean water.
It could analyze a photo of the Martian surface in just five seconds. NASA scientists need 40 minutes.
It walked enough miles to nearly circle the Earth twice.
The stars stood no chance against the more-massive black holes.
The new brain tumor treatment targets a cancer that kills 75% of patients within a year.
It marks a breakthrough in using gene editing to treat diseases.
South Korea is piloting a CCTV system it hopes will save lives.
The fully functional plant will serve to demo TerraPower's nuclear tech.
Every star we can see, including our sun, was born in one of these violent clouds.