NASA's Hubble telescope spots an oddity: A black hole whose surrounding stars have been swept away.
A little primer on the images we have of space, and how we get them.
The humble receptacle gets an upgrade.
A NASA satellite captures a bloom of microscopic plants that will feed fish, krill, penguins, and whales in a sea south of New Zealand.
Tech writing from an earlier era.
A few questions for author Rebecca MacKinnon about her new book, Consent of the Networked
On this day in 1899, Congress approved the use of mechanical voting machines for federal elections.
What if our technology isn't the problem? A look at "Digital Sabbaths" and the dangers of holding our gadgets responsible.
Astronauts on board the International Space Station captured the northern lights as the station orbited over the middle of America.
Have you noticed early-blooming flowers? The arrival of unusual bugs or birds? PBS is collecting your observations of the climate's changes.
Scientists think that daily flares coming from the center of the Milky Way are the result of the vaporization of asteroids in a black hole.
Edison considered nearly 50 other names for his device including klangophone, surigmophone, and didaskophone.
On this day in 1969, Boeing's jumbo jet had its first test flight at the company's plant in Everett, Washington.
Though Saturn looks to be very close in this image, NASA's Cassini spacecraft collected the data from nearly four million miles away.
In a recent profile, the New York Times takes special note of the good luck Sheryl Sandberg has had in her rise to the top.
The Hubble Space Telescope's image of the NGC 1073 galaxy shows us a galactic structure found in our own Milky Way.
One of the crew members on board the International Space Station took this snapshot of the East Coast in late January.
Overcoming his initial skepticism, the president of the American Historical Association admits he uses the encyclopedia daily.
Facebook isn't just for sharing baby photos and YouTube videos, it's also a crucial new political space.
By combining the images from six orbits around Earth, NASA makes an image appear as though it was taken from much farther away.