This week’s most interesting and thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
The departure of the EU’s second-largest economy could have unsettling implications for the Paris climate accord.
Decision making is influenced by the complexity of the situation, the skill of the decision maker, and the time pressure. But one of these is much more important than the others, a new study reveals.
Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
Elon Musk is making bold claims about creating a new energy company, but the key ingredient to make it work remains elusive.
There’s a race on, of sorts, between two very different methods of curtailing our addiction to animal flesh.
The eccentric entrepreneur wants his unprofitable electric-car maker to buy his loss-making solar developer.
Decades before talk of a Hyperloop, a transportation researcher wondered whether “evacuated tube” ground transport would be worth the trouble.
Imagining what John Maynard Keynes, Milton Friedman, and Adam Smith would have said about our current predicament.
Companies taking advantage of amazing new digital technologies dominate our list of 50 Smartest Companies. But despite impressive advances in artificial intelligence and automation, the economy remains in a troubling slowdown.