Cybertruck codex

Tesla Cybertruck: release date, specs, price for the futuristic EV

In the months since the launch, Elon Musk has ratcheted up the hype.

Raise the roof

How to get Tesla Solar Roof in your area: 3 tips from an owner

Jason Lassen faced an uphill struggle to get his Tesla Solar Roof installed — and now he’s got some top tips for how to get it installed in your area.

Reel science

Netflix’s best sci-fi series of 2021 reveals an urgent crisis facing America

The science behind Tribes of Europa is more realistic than you might think.

shades of brown

Human waste could solve aviation's biggest problem

Risky business

Scientists unearth a consequence of solar panels in the Sahara

A giant solar farm sounds perfect, right? Not quite.

Inverse Daily

It flies through the sky, powered by only sunlight

A tiny craft is levitating in the most delightful fashion.

Raise the Roof

Giant Tesla Solar Roof: jaw-dropping video gets response from Elon Musk

This may be the most ambitious installation of a Solar Roof yet.

Beamed power

Scientists are turning a sci-fi fantasy into reality to help save the planet

The possibilities are endless.


"Micro-energy" invention scavenges the wind that turbines miss

Scientists in China have designed a nanogenerator that uses the wind power literally left behind in your wake.

The Abstract Podcast

Solar storms, anti-solar panels, and the future of clean energy

In this episode, we discuss what the Sun’s energy is capable of — and how solar power technology can improve on its limitations.


7 strategies for creating the ideal city of the future

From quantum level to walking paths, here are the ways cities can grow.


Morphing water crystals could be the future of green energy

Water evaporation is among the most common transfer processes on Earth. Scientists think it could compete with solar and wind.