Pew Research CenterDecember 29, 2016

Pew Research Center’s most-read research of 2016

Pew Research Center published 125 reports and more than 400 blog posts in 2016. Here were the ones that attracted the most readers.

Fact TankSeptember 16, 2014

10 big questions the Pew Research Center has tackled in the past decade

For Pew Research’s 10-year anniversary, here’s a list of 10 big research questions we’ve answered over the years that speak to broad ways that America and the world is changing.

Pew Research CenterAugust 15, 2014

Chart of the Week: The hype cycle of emerging technologies

The Gartner Hype Cycle tracks emerging technologies from the “peak of inflated expectations” to the “trough of disillusionment” and beyond.

Fact TankJuly 14, 2014

5 facts about the French

Ah, la France. The land of wine, cheese, romance and abundant vacation time… right?

Fact TankMay 9, 2014

5 questions (and answers) about American moms today

Today’s American mothers look far different from the mothers celebrated 100 years ago.

Fact TankApril 17, 2014

From teleportation to robot servants: Americans’ predictions and dreams for the future

Americans see the next half-century as a period of profound scientific change, but they don’t agree on what will or won’t come to pass.

Fact TankMarch 12, 2014

What would you name today’s youngest generation of Americans?

Generations typically span about 20 years, so the oldest Millennials, now 33, may not have much in common with today’s very youngest Americans.

Fact TankFebruary 27, 2014

Americans increasingly view the internet, cellphones as essential

Americans are growing more attached to modern digital technologies, such as cellphones and the internet, and less attached to traditional hardware, such as landline phones and televisions.

Fact TankFebruary 11, 2014

6 key findings about going to college

College-educated millennials are outperforming their less-educated peers on virtually every economic measure, and the gap between the two groups has only grown over time.

Fact TankDecember 23, 2013

13 data milestones for 2013

In the course of conducting public opinion surveys and demographic analyses, the Pew Research Center found a wide range of data milestones, breakthroughs, peaks and valleys in 2013.