How Airbus Dreamed Up the Wild Design for Its Flying Car
This time a year ago, flying cars sat firmly in the "fun to think about, ain't gonna happen" category. But in recent months, company after company has emerged with totally-not-kidding plans to deliver vehicles worthy of George Jetson. And so, t
TankTwo String Batteries
Franco Gonzales of IDTechEx interviews Bert Holtappels of TankTwo about their battery packs for electric cars at the IDTechEx Show! In Berlin. TankTwo's system is comprised of multiple individual intelligent cells made from same material as traditi
Spacex set for second booster relaunch in June
SpaceX's second re-launch of a previously used Falcon 9 rocket booster is targeted for next month, for a mission launching a Bulgarian communications satellite from Kennedy Space Center.
In the Age of Trump, China Eyes Electric Car Dominance
IF YOU'RE CHARGED up for a world of electric cars, consider booking a trip to China. This week, the world's automakers gathered at the Shanghai Auto Show to reveal their latest wares, pulling the cover of one electric after another.
Whose is bigger? How all the Mars-bound rockets stack up
Like everything else in the 1960s, NASA's Saturn V rocket set a mark for extreme. At 363 feet tall, with 7.5 million pounds of liftoff thrust, it lifted six moon-bound missions into space. Retired in 1973, it remains the tallest, heaviest, and most
3D-Printed Ceramics | PopMech
HRL Labs hit a break through this year in 3D printed ceramics capable of withstanding extreme temperatures. Learn more now.
Stephen Hawking Is Going Into Space
"But my ultimate ambition is to fly into space. I thought no one would take me, but Richard Branson has offered me a seat on Virgin Galactic and I said 'yes' immediately."
Game changing 3D printers for low cost metal parts
A startup will soon launch game changing 3-D printers that can fabricate metal parts cheaply and quickly enough to make the technology practical for widespread use in product design and manufacturing.
What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020
Today, during a phone call with astronaut Peggy Whitson on the International Space Station, President Trump joked that he hoped NASA would land astronauts on Mars by the end of his first term in 2020.