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.
Data from the research firm comScore confirms what many had long suspected: Hardly anyone is using Google+.
A new tool on the NASA website can help you track Curiosity as it makes its way to the Red Planet.
A NASA satellite captured a view of the "boot" that is Italy, covered in snow following recent storms.
An homage to the innovations of Steve Kordek, pinball-machine tinkerer, who passed away last weekend at the age of 100.
The crowdfunding platform is having a blockbuster year and may bring in as much as $150 million for the projects on its site.
A study finds that -- surprise! -- the Twitter world mirrors patterns in our offline world.
A detailed picture of the nearby Homunculus Nebula, the result of a near supernova a century and a half ago
Astronaut John Glenn relaxes on the deck of the USS Noa shortly after returning from his historic flight.
It is very difficult to estimate the ways a new technology can rework society.
NASA's Terra satellite captured a picture of an eddy off the coast of South Africa that is 150 kilometers wide.
An early design for a steam-powered locomotive
Clever and weird inventions that help women take their birth control every day.
World Chess Champion Garry Kasparov makes his first move in his final game of his 1996 match against Deep Blue.
Yes, but only because history is in a constant state of revision.