Elon Musk

Elon Musk + Grimes = Grusk. Minions of the robot overlords?

Reading this column may entrap you in an Artificial Intelligence conspiracy to doom humanity. It might also be entertaining. Up to you.

Can a group of Newfoundlanders bring Elon Musk’s hyperloop vision to life?

A Q&A with Adam Keating, co-lead of a startup leading the way in the conceptual high-speed transit. His group came second at a competition sponsored by Musk.

Why corporate America thumbed its nose at Trump over the climate deal

In the industrialized world, Trump, the Republicans and other North American conservatives are among the final holdouts in taking seriously the fight against climate change

Newsmakers: Elon Musk and his rocket plan

Our 2016 Newsmakers: Have Elon Musk’s visionary ideas gotten ahead of his ability to deliver? Don’t bet on it.

What if Elon Musk is right? What if none of this is real?

What are the consequences of the possibility that our world is the product of millions of computer simulations? Can it get us out of chores?

The merits of moonshot thinking

They’re extremely expensive. Some are destined to fail. But the benefits of so-called ‘moonshots’ outweigh the risk.

Rocketship revolutionaries: The new space race

The challenge is now to go faster, higher and cheaper than ever before. Here are the three visionaries leading the way.

Will Tesla’s home battery really bring power to the people?

Tesla’s Powerwall battery pack could help homes go off-grid. Just don’t toast bread and make coffee at the same time.

Newsmaker of the day: Elon Musk’s no-polish, all-persuasion pitch

Can Elon Musk’s new product, the Powerwall, fundamentally disrupt the fossil fuel industry?

Is a better rechargeable battery finally in the works?

A better battery would be sweet relief for smartphone users. But there’s another industry that might benefit even more from it.

Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts to space station

The two winners have won contracts to deliver U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station starting in 2017

Space tourists flock to the heavens

Virgin Galactic’s rides aren’t cheap. But 700 people have already bought in.