Internet & TechDecember 16, 2015

Americans divided on government’s role in space exploration

From the moon landings to Star Wars, Americans have long had a fascination with space and affection for NASA, but today’s public is divided on what role their government should play in future space exploration.

Internet & TechDecember 8, 2015

One-fifth of Americans report going online ‘almost constantly’

As smartphones and other mobile devices have become more widespread, some 21% of Americans now report that they go online “almost constantly.”

Internet & TechNovember 25, 2015

Smartphone, computer or tablet? 36% of Americans own all three

For many Americans, one device isn’t enough.

Internet & TechNovember 10, 2015

Key takeaways on mobile apps and privacy

Six-in-ten app downloaders have chosen not to install an app when they discovered how much personal information the app required in order to use it.

Internet & TechNovember 9, 2015

Majority of Americans say scientists don’t have an ideological slant

64% of Americans perceive scientists as neither liberal nor conservative.

Internet & TechOctober 19, 2015

Slightly fewer Americans are reading print books, new survey finds

The number of book readers has dipped a bit from the previous year and the number of e-book readers has remained flat.

Internet & TechOctober 13, 2015

Digital romance: How teen boys and girls differ

Thanks to texting and social media, teens today have many more ways to reach out to a crush than in the analog days of using the family telephone and passing notes in the hallways.

Internet & TechOctober 1, 2015

6 facts about teen romance in the digital age

A new Pew Research Center survey of 13- t0 17-year-olds examines how teens flirt, date and even break up in the digital age.

Internet & TechSeptember 16, 2015

The art and science of the scatterplot

This type of chart is growing more popular, but just half of those with a high school education or less correctly interpreted one in our science quiz.

Internet & TechSeptember 15, 2015

The race gap in science knowledge

When asked a series of 12 science-related questions, whites, on average, fared better than blacks or Hispanics. What’s behind this knowledge gap?