On Sunday night, NASA will land a nuclear-powered six-wheeled rover the size of a Mini Cooper with a radioactive heart and rock-vaporizing laser to the surface of Mars. Here's how to follow along.
There was a little black dot on the Sun yesterday as Venus passed between it and the Earth. If you missed it, watch the transit highlights here.
For half of a percent of the US federal budget, what do you get from NASA? A lot. We look at some spinoff technology from space exploration in recent years that’s made its way into our everyday lives.
Need a spacecraft part while in orbit? Made in Space aims to save money by fabricating wrenches and rocket nozzles out of plastic and metal... in space.
Engineers at UC Berkeley created a menagerie of running robots with wings to help them run, jump, climb, and even glide.
Eager to unlock your phone? Later in August, HTC HTC will provide a web app for unlocking your existing phone’s bootloader, with some strings attached.
Did you miss Pi Day in March? Celebrate the truly fundamental Tau Day today instead!
We’ve seen some spectacular hacks come out of MIT, but the latest one involves the 3D and augmented reality capabilities of the newest Nintendo handheld.
NASA’s first mission to Mercury in over 30 years hopes to answer questions about the innermost planet’s core, magnetic field, and mysterious atmosphere.
Powered by the Unity 3 gaming engine, NASA’s latest visualization project lets you play with the solar system, watch spacecraft flybys, and track satellites.
This latest mashup of a Kinect plus an Android tablet has incredible potential for awesome, portable applications.
Satellites might get fried while radio nerds rejoice.
The blue police box from the BBC’s sci-fi series "Dr. Who" has been doing some traveling in space and time. Where will it land next?
Sony’s been playing cat-and-mouse with PS3 firmware crackers, and less than a day after its version 3.56 firmware was released, hackers have circumvented Sony’s locks.
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