The electron microscope has revolutionized the way we observe the very smallest parts of our observable universe. They’ve gotten very good over the years, but now they’ve gotten about as good as they can get.
About 10,000 light years away from Earth, one of the soon to be largest stars in the galaxy is forming. Astronomers have gotten an unprecedented look at the birth.
A study has found that many vertebrates are evolving too slowly to keep up with the changes to the environment expected over the next 100 years due to climate change.
Last week, at Russia’s spaceport in Kazakhstan, a Proton-M rocket exploded in a massive fireball right after takeoff. The reason? Human stupidity.
A Texas-based company has developed a new egg washer which does away with bad practices and could save the life of 90 million unborn chickens every year.
In an obvious attempt to create the T-1000 from Terminator 2, scientists have managed to shape liquid metal into various structures.
Science have made a breakthrough that combines a resin with tiny gold particles to create a flexible sensor that could one day be integrated into electronic skin
Today, New York is conducting a simulated toxic gas attack in order to train first responders in how to handle such a situation.
NASAs Curiosity rover has just begun a long journey that will take it across the Martian landscape towards distant mountains.
A process called CO2 fertilization has helped arid regions around the world grow more green foliage over the past three decades.
A strange glow is emanating from behind a waterfall in New York. It’s origin? An eternal flame fueled by natural gas.
The Smithsonian Institute has released a fascinating video that captures X-Ray footage of a bat in mid-flight.
Solar Impulse is a solar-powered drone-plane that has just completed a trans-continental flight from north-western USA to New York City on the east coast.
Ten years ago today, NASA began a 90 day mission with its Opportunity rover, a mission which never ended. Beyond all expectations, the little rover is still going.
Archeologists have discovered that agriculture, one of the key building blocks in human civilization, began in several different places during the same time period.
Bacteria have been found to communicate with each other and provide a defense against antibiotics, shielding each other with smaller molecules.
Astronomers in Australia have encountered several massive radio blasts coming from outside the galaxy; explosions of unknown origin.
A team of scientists have discovered that graphene can aid in cooling of processors and other hot computer components to such a degree that it may extend the device’s lifespan..
U.S. based Honeywell Aerospace and Safran, a French firm specializing in aircraft propulsion technology, have developed an unconventional solution for commercial airliners that doesn’t enable fuel savings in the air, but rather on the ground. The fruits of their joint-venture, the EGTS, or ‘electric green taxiing system’, was shown off at the Paris Air Show
The pursuit of smaller and smaller transistors is about to hit a major roadblock. Soon, they will reach their minimal operational size, but physicist Yoke Khin Yap may have stumbled upon a solution.