The future Earth (near future, that is) will be a very different place because of climate change, and some of these changes are already happening.
Astronomers use several methods for measuring distances to interstellar objects, with varying degrees of precision.
Your Thanksgiving table was probably full of foods whose genes have been altered through breeding and biotechnology.
The better question might be, what's the tallest skyscraper money would allow architects to build?
A recent demo from Nokia charged a cellphone with a simulated lightning bolt, but will we ever really get 1.21 gigawatts out of the sky?
Scientists will find out when they send a new probe into the Sun’s atmosphere, just four million miles from its surface.
You could save orange trees, examine HIV proteins, and unravel the nature of the Universe, for a start.
And do cool spurts like last week’s "Julytober" mean it’s not getting warm?
The first aliens could be little red plants, not little green men.
It won’t be life, and it most likely won’t be fossil bacteria, but the rovers can still learn some surprising facts about Mars.