A star-forming region located about 4,500 light years away is thought to contain enough material to produce two million stars like our sun
European ski resorts are struggling to open their slopes after a warm, dry autumn. Will the machines provide?
Entrepreneurs sleep under their desks, live Clif Bar to Clif Bar, and face a lot of pressure. Should they just deal or is something seriously wrong?
In this image, the planet appears so close, but NASA's Cassini spacecraft was more than 500,000 miles away when it captured the data
We tend to think of aesthetic judgment as something particularly human, but a group of Xerox engineers are building an algorithm for finding good photographs
The first image retrieved from a state-of-the-art instrument on board NASA's newest Earth-observing satellite, the NPP
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The patent for the common temperature indicator, which many Americans rely on in order to cook their birds just right
One of the men who developed pepper spray is outraged by police who use it on protestors. Just another example of an inventor who can't control his creation.
Scientists thought that liquid water lay many miles below Europa's icy crust, but a new study posits otherwise
What if digital tools make it easier to destabilize governments, but not to build new ones?
A chart of the ups and downs of Occupy Wall Street news coverage over time shows growth over the past week
A sketchbook from the 1980s contains some of the earliest versions of computer icons we still see today
A new material created by scientists is 99.99 percent made out of air. It is 100 times lighter than Styrofoam.
Brian Douglas, who proposed to his girlfriend in Zuccotti Park, talks a little bit about why he supports the Occupy movement
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