Word puzzles may go the way of chess and Jeopardy! next weekend at the American Crossword Puzzle Tournament in Brooklyn.
A new genre of electronic publication is proving to be rewarding not just for readers but for authors as well.
Astronauts on board the International Space Station took this picture of the Northern Lights from about 240 miles above the Earth's surface.
The video's spread was disturbing, but it provided a chance for long-simmering critiques of Western aid to reach a new audience.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has sent back this dazzling image of a group of young stars in a nearby galaxy.
Could the layout of letters on a keyboard be shaping how we feel about certain words?
Earlier this week the sun let loose its largest flare since August.
Tech journalists of the 19th century hailed the newfangled device "and the gratification it will afford to all lovers of the marvelous."
A portable printmaking studio shows just how central replication and recombination have been to art for ages.
A picture from the International Space Station captures the countries and cities lining the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.
E-readers aren't merely making reading more convenient, they're making new kinds of writing available.
A beautiful picture of the largest planet in our solar system, taken from the Earth's ground.
Scientists are trying to understand the distribution of galaxies and dark matter in the aftermath of a massive collision.
"Gunna" becomes "gunman" and you can imagine the rest.
A giant crack running through the Pine Island Glacier in western Antarctica first appeared in October, but the ice has held strong so far.
A: You carry it on the back of a Boeing 747.
The Internet is more like real life than the 20th-century media was.
Scientists are watching as young stars gradually mature in the Orion nebula some 1,500 light years away from Earth.
Ebooks aren't just electronic versions of printed books. They present a different reading experience and, in certain cases, demand their own reviews.
The moon comes between NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory and the Sun, partially obscuring the satellite's view of the star.