Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo completes historic first rocket-powered test flight, makes itself into history as the first commercial supersonic spacecraft.
Rice University students develop a way for astronauts to make the perfect blend of coffee while in space.
Microsoft research develops a projector that makes your living room into a makeshift holodeck.
GeekTech visits NYC Resistor, one of the oldest and most established geeky meeting places for hackers and makers.
The National Weather Service upgrades its radar system with one that can better track storms and better distinguish rain from tornados.
Voxiebox lets you play old arcade games in 3D, and it wants to make virtual tabletop gaming a reality.
Lumiode microdisplays pack tiny LEDs into a small, bright, and super efficient display.
Happy World Book Night! If someone thrusted a book upon you today, they were probably, most likely not crazy. But wait—before you get to reading all that free literature, here’s some news you might have missed.
Mars One opens applications for a one-way trip to Mars with no possibility of return.
Samsung adds mind-controlled app selection to a Galaxy Note 10.1 in an experiment with the University of Texas.
IBM improves solar energy tech with a new solar collector captures the power of 2,000 suns.
University of Illinois researchers develop a new microbattery that could be 2000 times more powerful—and may recharge 1000 times faster—than traditional batteries.
A NASA-funded asteroid tracking sensor successfully passes a key test.
A fully modeled Enterprise-D in Minecraft, transparent brains, and more stuff you might have missed.
Pinball enthusiast hack a pinball machine into a controller that plays Duck Hunt.