Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.
Researchers are using the geometry of paper folding to come up with futuristic antennas that can retract and compress.
Ansys, a company specializing in computer-based engineering simulations, inches the moon-shot idea one step closer to reality.
An small wind lab experiment at the Museum of Science in Boston shows the challenges of nabbing enough wind energy to make rooftop turbines an easy sell. But there are other pluses.
Software giant favors ODF in a vote at the American National Standards Institute.