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Scientific American is the authoritative source for the science discoveries and technology innovations that matter.
Scientific American is the authoritative source for the science discoveries and technology innovations that matter.

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Scientists have found a way to pull water from the air using only energy from the sun.

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Elon Musk says reusing expensive orbit-class boosters will mean “a huge revolution in spaceflight.”

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With the new sci-fi flick "Ghost in the Shell" hitting theaters this week, Scientific American asks artificial intelligence experts which movies, if any, have gotten AI right.

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A Chinese start-up plans to debut its passenger drone service in Dubai this summer.

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Curved displays seem to be all the rage, with companies designing the screens for everything from smartphones to televisions. But what, if anything, do you gain from the curve?

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IBM plans to roll out the world’s first commercial ‘universal’ quantum-computing service some time this year.

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Astronomers discover seven potentially habitable worlds orbiting a nearby star.

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Why do we "see things" in ink stains and clouds? Mathematics reveals that images with low "fractal complexity" generate a greater number of perceived forms.

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New Zealand is part of what some scientists argue should be a new continent.

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A privately funded plan is under way to send tiny spaceships via laser beam to a nearby star; a one-way trip would take only 20 years. Can it be done? Learn more in our March 2017 issue. http://bit.ly/2l5qvnN
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