The spuds were, quote, "ideal stand-ins for passengers."
Way, way older than that ratty favorite that you just can't bear to part with even though it looks like hell
Twitter took down the largest Anonymous Twitter account, which has nearly 800,000 followers, following a tweet that included a picture of an email address.
The popular physicist has joined with other scientists and British leaders to ask Prime Minister David Cameron to "formally forgive this British hero."
Animated images of a rock in space, some 4.3 million miles away
Way, way more convincing reasons for women to go choose careers in science
We're looking back at the photos that defined the sociotechnical changes of the year.
A new survey from Hubble has found seven galaxies that formed not long after the Big Bang (in the scheme of things).
The company is trying to make users feel more in control of their posts, all in the name of getting people to share more (and more!).
Ah, the memories. And: Whitney Houston!
An interview with Samuel Arbesman, author of The Half-Life of Facts
If left unchecked, poaching threatens to annihilate some of the world's biggest and most beautiful species. Can UAVs stop the bloodshed?
A look back at the biggest technology stories of the year
The rocky crest of Earth's crust just barely peeks out from the planet around it.
The awareness of our planet's place in the cosmos that we gained from the Blue Marble photo "may well have been the most important reason we went" to the moon.
The story of how one engineer purified air, and made our age of advanced electronics possible.
Satellite measurements of "plant stress" indicated the arrival of drought a month before the U.S. drought monitor.
“Nothing tells us more about the spread of humans across the Earth than city lights.”
A new report for the National Security Archive shows the majority of agencies lagging far behind in complying with a 2009 presidential order.
A glimpse of the Sohae launch facility where North Korea is readying its next satellite-bearing rocket