A mashup of two popular maps reveals the parts of the world connected by electricity but not by Facebook
Teams of web developers are trying to figure out how to embed the idealism of their movement into the design of their websites
A just-released map from NASA shows the change in elevation across the moon's surface at a level of detail never seen before
An artist has created a computer program that imagines new versions of jellyfish based on parameters she sets
Among the set of agricultural products targeted for rejiggering, apples are the beauty queen
An image of a region in a nearby galaxy where there are about 2,400 stars
For the most part the Occupy movement is pretty low budget, but to fund three special projects, web-sourced crowds have ponied up
The Occupy movement may not have figureheads, but it is not faceless
An exhibit at a Dutch museum evokes "the feeling of drowning in representations of other peoples' experiences"
Amazon's new tablet does one thing best: Help you to spend more money at Amazon.com
A project to tweet the events of World War II serves up some important lessons on history, and how we process unfolding events
This morning, amid heavy snowfall in Kazakhstan, three astronauts began their journey to the International Space Station
The history of a life-saving technology, told through images
Despite their small size, these 18 dwarf galaxies produce new stars at an astonishing clip
And what are they doing with it?
How do courts know whether a new technology is just an improved version of something they've already seen, or something else entirely?
On April 22, 1972, Charles M. Duke Jr. took this picture of the lunar module Orion, the vehicle that ferried astronauts to the moon's surface
A new coating can absorb 99 percent of the ultraviolet, visible, infrared, and far-infrared light that reaches it
The asteroid passing by Earth later today could do very little damage to the moon, though the two won't get that close
Later today, a large asteroid will pass unusually close to Earth. A piece from our archives looked at the odds that one could actually hit.