Why try to create synthetic brains? Given the anxieties around artificial intelligence, why risk it?
NASA has decided on the nature and scope of a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa, scheduled in the 2020s.
Origami robots can not only walk, but swim, climb, and carry twice their body weight—granted, the robot only weighs a third of a gram.
Today's debates about low-income subsidizes for broadband echo early fights for universal access to telephone lines.
Sudanese pyramids are far less well known by either archaeologists or the public than their Egyptian counterparts.
NASA's Mercury Messenger Spacecraft has crashed.
The source of mysterious radio waves detected by two of world's largest telescopes has been traced to a microwave.
Dawn spacecraft's mission to Ceres is made possible by a brand new ion engine that runs off individual atoms.
At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Vint Cerf warned about an impending "digital dark age."
A Dutch non-profit plans to send voyagers on a one-way trip to Mars