W. Harry Fortuna is a science and tech journalist in New York City. He comes to journalism after a long career in film and TV production on the West Coast. He is particularly interested in the organ between our ears and how our increasingly expansive understanding of it will affect our future.
Tennessee Get Its Own Super-Heavy, Laboratory-Synthesized Element "Tennessine"
Tennessee will probably join California as the only U.S. States with their own element.
The Dark Hot American Summer Travel Guide
On August 21, 2017, a complete solar eclipse will put whole states in shadow. Time to plan your trip.
You Can Control a Deep Space Telescope for $10,000 a Month
Disney’s “Real” Lightsabers Are Technological Wizardry
Thor's Performance Enhancing Drug of Choice
More and more athletes are using transcranial direct current stimulation to electrify their game. Are they cheating?
How to See Mercury When It Comes Out of Hiding Tonight
Tonight is a great night to try to spot Mercury.
Engineers Develop "Neural Dust" That Will Replace Your Fitbit
Future iterations of neural dust could remain inside a person, unnoticed for decades.
'Pokemon Go' Player Shot and Killed in San Franciso
Authorities have yet to determine what prompted the murder.
AT&T Will Pay Back Customers for This Low-Tech Scam It Failed to Spot
FCC: "Consumers charged for a sham directory assistance service will get refunds."
This Summer's Olympics Features New Tech for the Athletes, and Us
From the broadcasters to the competitors, everyone's getting new toys.
How to Watch the Epic 2016 Perseid Meteor Shower
The annual meteor shower is considered one of the most active and fun to watch.
A 'Stranger Things' Game in Classic LucasArts Style? Yes Please
HEY! Netflix and Duffer Brothers, are you listening?
Even Cord-Cutters Can Watch the Olympics in Bafflement
You don't need cable to feel that swelling of nationalistic sentiment.
The Cord-Cutter's Guide to the 2016 Olympic Opening Ceremonies
Break out the rabbit ears or head to these sites.
Parkour Jumper Who Made Viral Leap Explains How He Didn't Die
"Just run fast and have a crack."
The State of the American Grid Is ... Confusing
Transmission ain't what it used to be.
How to See the Peak of the Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower Tonight
The best shows in the weeks-long shower are tonight.
Hey, Princeton! '90s Sci-Fi Called and They Want Their Props Back
The centrifuge in this video meant for nuclear waste looks pretty cheesy.
NASA's Solar Observatory Records Plasma Bursting From the Sun
NASA films the powerfully beautiful bursts of energy.
On the Anniversary of Apollo 11, Space History Went Up for Auction
Auction house Bonham hosts its annual space history sale.