The car is dead. Long live the car. Electrics outrun gas, robots outdrive humans, and the new car culture. Also in this issue: Every year, PopSci names 10 young geniuses whose work will change the world; meet researchers studying exoplanets, sequencing entire ecosystems, building a better Internet, and more.

Discovery and innovation are reshaping the world around us, and your Popular Science digital magazine subscription for iPad, Windows 8 devices & Android tablets makes even the most complex ideas entertaining and accessible. By taking an upbeat, solutions-oriented look at today’s most audacious science and revolutionary technology, we forecast what tomorrow will be like.