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Water Can Cut Just About Anything

Water Can Cut Just About Anything

WAZER is the first desktop waterjet cutter.

Science of Grilling: Grill and Fuel

Science of Grilling: Grill and Fuel

Take a look at how the type of fuel you use influences the flavors in your meat.

Science of Grilling: How Heat Transforms Your Steak

Science of Grilling: How Heat Transforms Your Steak

Ever wonder why a raw steak goes from red to brown as itand 39:s cooked? Check out this video to see what heat does to your meat.

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Science of Grilling: What Makes Steaks Juicy?

Science of Grilling: What Makes Steaks Juicy?

Learn the science behind why some steaks are juicier than others.

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Build It - Battery Car_6

Build It - Battery Car_6

Build A Mini Medieval Siege Weapon

Build A Mini Medieval Siege Weapon

Popular Science columnist William Gurstelle built a miniature version of an insane medieval trebuchet.

Future First: AI in Education

Future First: AI in Education

A.I. will be your nurse, your teacher, and more

Bend A Laser Beam

Bend A Laser Beam

Want to defy physics? This experiment makes a straight laser beam appear to bend into a curve.

Museum of Ice Cream

Museum of Ice Cream

Travel inside the Museum of Ice Cream with Popular Science and learn all about the cool, tasty innovations inside.

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience

Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience

You can now enroll in Starfleet Academy.

The Science Bucket List: Learn To Be An Amateur Astronomer

The Science Bucket List: Learn To Be An Amateur Astronomer

Learn how to use a Dobsonian Telescope with Popular Science columnist William Gurstelle and McDonald Observatory superintendent Craig Nance.

Why You Should Care About Jupiter

Why You Should Care About Jupiter

The Juno spacecraft recently started orbiting Jupiter, and will give us our closest-ever look at the gas giant. Why should you care though? We went to NASA and asked scientists this very question.

This Could Be The Strangest Exoplanet Found Yet

This Could Be The Strangest Exoplanet Found Yet

Imagine a planet, like Jupiter, but four times heavier. And itand 39:s got a huge orbit, maybe twice as wide as Plutoand 39:s. Oh, and it has three suns. That planet is real, and itand 39:s only 320 light years away. Meet HD 131399Ab.

Patrick Hardison

Patrick Hardison

In 2001, Patrick Hardison was caught in a fire that burned off much of his face. After fourteen years and more than 70 surgeries later, Patrick finally received a face transplant. He spoke with Popular Science about what his life has been like since his transplant.

Testing A Real-Life Thorand 39:s Hammer

Testing A Real-Life Thorand 39:s Hammer

Eric Hagan created Thorand 39:s Hammer, based on Allen Panand 39:s design. It has a capacitive touch sensor, which activates an electromagnet when someone hold the hammer. It will turn off if the built-in fingerprint reader detects Ericand 39:s fingerprint.