It has been 10 years since Elon Musk's SpaceX launched the commercial space age. What hurdles must be overcome before private companies begin exploring, colonizing and mining other planets?
Our 'Tony Stark' image of tech moguls is obscuring the talent and toil of ordinary workers, and inflating the egos of the bosses.
The history of leveraged buyouts suggest Musk was smart to heed the advice of investors and nip his plan to take Tesla private in the bud.
Talk of Saudi Arabia helping Elon Musk take Tesla private is the latest example of a long line of sovereign wealth fund investments.
Space mining has the potential to provide a greater supply of resources either for being exploited locally for construction or being sent back to earth.
Going private would help Tesla reestablish its luxury status.
We urgently need to contemplate the myths we tell about ourselves and technology as a way of evaluating the relationship between the two.
Shares in the wundercompany rocketed after the Q2 results. Why?
Iridium's latest launch brings its next-generation satellite network close to completion. But will it be put to the sword by a whole set of smaller rivals?
If Elon Musk can help achieve safe drinking water more quickly for every home in Flint, Mich., then he should be lauded. Water is life.
Chinese investment in the US has never been high, but the ongoing trade war could dampen it further, with significant long-term repercussions.
Nanotechnology brings together multiple science disciplines to create devices that mimic the refinements of nature. It’s difficult – and exhilarating.
Nanotechnology isn't science fiction – you can find it in the latest TV screens, solar cells and tennis rackets.
Elon Musk is an open admirer of the fictional Tony Stark, whose alter‑ego is none other than Iron Man. But Tesla’s recent financial results prove Musk to be more vulnerable than his hero…
Last week, Elon Musk 'called BS' on nanotechnology. And it threw up an important question: just what is nanotech, and is it more hype than science?
How Roko's Basilisk, a 'terrifying' thought experiment, went to the Met Gala.
Elon Musk 's Tesla has serious production problems.
Robots can't achieve high fives all round without human-like hands, tactile perception, manipulation control, seamless interaction and human reason, experts say.
With any type of human exploration, there are risks as we push boundaries, and there are inevitably mishaps and fatalities as a result. Space tourism is no exception.
Elon Musk is a master of keeping investors believing in the dream of Tesla, but analysis of the company’s output and financials reveal a darker picture.