After years of planning, builders began work on the iconic structure on this day in 1933.
Ever since Mayor Rahm Emanuel took office last spring, Chicago has been making moves toward becoming a leader in open government.
NASA's Hubble Telescope captures Centaurus A, an elliptical galaxy more than 11 million light years away.
On this day in 1888, the world's largest telescope caught its first light
We are living in a time of better information, quicker fact checks, and endless rebuttals, but the human mind may be immune to the facts the Internet provides
From the Samuel F. B. Morse collection at the Library of Congress, one of the earliest versions of the famous code
The NGC 4151 galaxy 43 million light years away is one of the nearest to contain an actively growing black hole
NASA named its mission to honor Johannes Kepler, the German astronomer whose birthday would have been today.
Our love for books, newspapers, and old-fashioned mail makes us worry we may soon see their demise
A mere 1,000 light years away, between the Perseus and Taurus constellations in the night sky, is Barnard 3
In the time before someecards.com and Amazon gift cards, there was "The Electric Postcard."
The domain registrar Go Daddy has revoked its support of the Stop Online Piracy Act after a boycott against it began gaining momentum.
A little bit of patent fun for the holidays
Commander Dan Burbank said the comet was "the most amazing thing I have ever seen in space."
The award is in recognition of the impact the iPod and iTunes store have had on the music industry
Pictures of independent booksellers from around the world
Because nothing says Merry Christmas like fiber optics
The sheer quantity of great ideas can make it hard to narrow down where you should donate
The first global image from NASA's VIIRS shows what the Earth looked like from 512 miles above on November 24th
YouTube broke the bank (or the Internet) with more than one trillion playbacks in 2011. Here are the five most-watched videos about science.