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.
Later today an asteroid will fly by the Earth, coming closer to our planet than the Moon does during its orbit
Google's highly secure password system doesn't mix well with its Music app, but there's a work-around that takes a minute
A picture from the International Space Station shows what are known as "crepuscular rays"
Sites such as Jezebel and The Hairpin have unleashed a dynamic conversation about sex and gender that is reminiscent of an earlier era
An image from a NASA satellite shows the remaining snow from last weekend's storm
When it comes to an app Google cares about, such as Gmail, it has shown a willingness to listen to user feedback
A new exhibit at the Smithsonian showcases magisterial images of stars and planets light years away from our own
A new procedure can turn brown eyes to blue in just 20 seconds
Earlier today, China successfully attached its Shenzhou 8 spacecraft to its Tiangong-1 module, a major step toward a manned space station
The new CEO has ended Apple's era of zero charitable giving