Elon Musk's latest venture has been met with confusion and ridicule. But drawing inspiration from science fiction for new technology should go beyond simplistic futurist fantasies.
One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is: how can you make sense of Tesla’s wild strategies?
Musk's plans have potentially dire consequences for alien life, astronauts and the environment.
Facebook and Neuralink are developing interfaces to link our brains to computers, with serious ethical issues.
BMIs like the ones Neuralink is working on are already used in laboratories around the world as assistive technologies. But melding your mind with an AI is probably not happening anytime soon.
Episode 3 of the To the moon and beyond podcast takes a look at who some of the key players are in the 21st century space race and what they are competing for.
Electric cars are hot, yet their global market penetration remains less than 0.5% of all vehicles. Research points the way to key questions to ask when building new markets.
The first 60 satellites from Elon Musk's planned low orbit internet network have lit up the skies. But with more planned, astronomers say the satellites could ruin their work.
As artificial intelligence increasingly intersects with our work and personal lives, we will need to adapt to survive in this new reality.
The space industry and global interest in all matters inter-planetary is growing.
Long read: How nature is fighting our attempts to use biohacking to live forever.
New research into the Greek crisis from 2012-16 compared how tweets and traditional news affected bond yields among countries in the eurozone peripheries.
A year ago, the world's largest lithium-ion battery began dispatching power to South Australia's grid. It has been a remarkable success but there are some concerns that have so far escaped scrutiny
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.