The Golden Record made it to interstellar space in four decades and could last for hundreds of millennia, NASA says.
Graphene's most problematic superlative is its cost.
The technology that helps people manage diabetes has gotten so good that patients sometimes feel trapped without it.
The company has always marketed to the middle class. Does its new gold watch represent a foray into the luxury sector?
Water rotating clockwise in Australia and counterclockwise in the States? It's a myth.
The idea of public-key cryptography is surprisingly simple, once you've figured it out.
Before they were women, they were swearing, wrestling, beer-drinking pranksters.
At 26, the famous physicist explained the science behind today's solar energy revolution.
When Norbert Wiener—the father of cybernetics—presented a device that could translate sound to touch, people couldn't wait to try it out. Testing didn't go as planned.
When she died, scientists packed her into a 300-pound block of ice and put her on a train to Washington.
How The New York Times thinks about manipulating 'found video'
At some point, someone has to sort out paper from metal from plastic.
Three big trends that could shape the future of high-tech manufacturing—and the middle class
Sometimes history repeats itself—like when a vintage ad that pops up online seems too good to be true.
It might not be completely the fault of competition, but the city's taxi drivers are making far fewer trips than they were just a few years ago.
A time-saving summary of today's many, many, many evaluations of the new gadgets
Today people worry about NSA spying. Fifty years ago it was intelligence tests. The conversation hasn't changed.
Google searches for the category of "Computers & Electronics" are down 60 percent since 2004.
Today, one percent of American kids are conceived using some form of assisted reproductive technology.
Balancing substance and symbolism in the movement toward cleaner energy sources
A recent study says yes, but other research is less certain.