If six-legged automatons want to get ahead, they should only leave two feet on the ground.
This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
They’re still years off, but airborne automobiles are inching toward reality—and the companies building them are looking for pilots.
Phone calls, wider integration, and even screens could make our new domestic butlers more useful.
And the rate of new wind installations looks primed for a surge in the next few years.
Industrialization, coal-fired power plants, and a lack of regulation mean the problem is just going to get worse, even as richer nations clean up their air.
The collapse of the Tokyo company’s nuclear development arm puts a likely end to new U.S. plants.
The Weather Company’s new Android app uses mesh networking to spread data between phones over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
As many as 20 percent of the population is without access, and the service disruption is thought to be politically motivated.