Sometimes photos can tell stories that words fail to express. Here is a handpicked collection of The Verge's favorite photo essays depicting the future and the future's past.
Lotus and Kodewa reunite for the limited-run C-01
Incredible images of the James Webb Telescope, soon to be Hubble's successor
The robots of the future are here, and they move very, very slowly
After over 40 years, New York has a new water tunnel to serve its millions
Captured relics of a dead surveillance state
Proton beams, cryogenics, superconductors, and massive underground labs — welcome to CERN!
The future arrives over and over and over again
Thousands of people spent their weekend in costume; we asked a few of them to step out of character