The New York Times reports that dying satellites threaten our ability to forecast storms in the years ahead.
Computer analysis of a piece of foil reveals audio captured by a Thomas Edison-invented phonograph in St. Louis in 1878.
And that's something of a challenge for the collaborative encyclopedia going forward
The VISTA telescope in northern Chile had compiled the largest catalog of the stars swirling around the core of our galaxy.
A photography project reminds us that soldiers surrendered and prisoners marched on the same streets we walk along every day.
Earth, Mars, Jupiter, and Saturn: Highlights from the last decade of space photography
When should a transnational social-media company respect the laws of the land and when should they ignore them?
Never has a trip across Los Angeles looked so beautiful.
And it’s now on YouTube.
A satirical site is asking for your 15 cents to support the Lincoln-Johnson ticket -- "less than the cost of a green turtle soup!"
Sometimes it's easy to forget just how big the sun is.
On a day that honors one of the (female) pioneers of computer science, a round-up of our work on women in technology.
Little of what Violentacrez told Gawker's Adrian Chen can help us understand what makes someone troll.
With his Meade LX200 GPS 12" telescope and some second-hand camera lenses, J-P Metsävainio can take pictures of some of the most beautiful sights in the Milky Way.
The countervailing effects don't cancel each other out. They're both signs of the changes we are bringing to the planet.
Universities can proceed with their efforts to scan books, not just because of the ability to search, but because of the huge benefits to blind students.
Fruits, vegetables, and flowers from the inside, out.
If the Austrian skydiver is to survive his plunge, it'll be thanks in part to his specialized, pressurized protection.
Bidding to start at $3 million.