There are defensive, offensive and diplomatic options for averting conflicts in orbit
Our November issue features space wars, a mysterious disorder of mind and brain, and past pandemics
Scientific American senior editor Mark Fischetti and associate editor Andrea Thompson talk about this election and the future of U.S. energy research and policy.
Sea level rise, river floods and wildfires have destroyed some settlements and forced others to relocate
Pandemic highlights for the week
A titanosaur fibula hosts what looks like 70 tiny parasites
A planet orbiting the glowing corpse of a sunlike star might be a surprisingly benign place to be
Climate change, nuclear arms control, the pandemic and more will be determined by whoever wins the White House and Congress
Scientific American senior editor Mark Fischetti talks about how this election will affect environmental science and policy.
Weed- and insect-resistant crops have boosted overall yields, but do not improve resilience to dry conditions