A look at NASA’s Constellation Program and its plan to travel to the moon, Mars, and beyond.
Kevin Bullis, Technology Review’s energy reporter, received a tour of GM’s new battery lab and learned new details about the GM Volt battery pack.
From conception to buzz, from three-way spring to soft-touch paint: inside the design of a multimedia communications gadget.
The philanthropic effort dubbed the $100 Laptop has not met its grand initial goals. But its first deployment, in Peru, may turn skeptics into believers.
Daron Acemoglu, a professor of applied economics at MIT, discusses whether the federal stimulus bill, which includes tens of billions for energy and information technology, can save the economy.
Dale Jorgenson, a professor in the department of economics at Harvard University, talks about the pros and cons of the stimulus package.
A five-member panel of venture capitalists and entrepreneurs describes how to invest and start companies during a recession--and why now might be the best time to bring new technologies to market.
Excerpts from a panel discussion on entrepreneurship include discussions of why recessions provide disruptions that are good for startup companies and where government stimulus money fits in.
Watch Andrew Perlman, president and CEO of Great Point Energy, explain his company’s technology for converting coal into natural gas.
Physicist Marin Soljacic is working toward a world of wireless electricity.