The engineer working on Google's AI, called LaMDA, suffers from what we could call Michelangelo Syndrome. Scientists must beware hubris.
It has no moving parts and could allow us to tap into renewable energy year round.
In a major advance, scientists have found a new and groundbreaking way to force electrons to flow only in one direction in a superconductor.
The Hyperloop is physically possible, but engineering challenges will make its construction very difficult. Also, accidents would be catastrophic.
Now they're pointing the way to future battery technologies.
Do the laws of physics place a hard limit on how far technology can advance, or can we re-write those laws?
Meet the power plant of the future.
A team of scientists has warned that marketers seek to advertise in our dreams. Will our sleep be commercialized against our wishes?
Israel looks to deploy its “Iron Beam” air-defense system within the year.
Two types of nanotechnology, metalenses and metamaterials, could soon make Harry Potter's invisibility cloak a reality.
Nanofabricators could quickly synthesize whatever we need, molecule by molecule.
The metaverse may leave us perpetually unsure whether the people we encounter are authentic or high-quality fakes.
AI-generated photos, also known as synthetic media, are being used to create fake experts and journalists to spread disinformation.
A lucky discovery involving lithium-sulfur batteries has a legitimate chance to revolutionize how we power our world.
A new paper combines two concepts from the edges of astrophysics: Dyson Spheres and black holes. A Type III civilization could combine them.
If the metaverse is money, then companies will certainly want to play, too.
Will all robots think like Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg?
Not only that, but AI learns what type of faces we like.
One research group's AI-based drug discovery platform could be redesigned to discover VX nerve agent and 40,000 similar chemical weapons.
An optical telescope with a massive 20-foot (6-meter) mirror has an eye-popping price tag of $11 billion.
Small spiders use their silk threads to passively fly, a process called ballooning. Learning how could help atmospheric scientists.
If future studies prove it to be successful, this technique for the early detection of pancreatic cancer could save thousands of lives.