Following 165 days in orbit—a time that saw two private space endeavors burst into flames—the landing was, by NASA’s account, “flawless.”
The White House proposes a major change to the way broadband should be regulated, but can it actually happen?
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Got problems? This chatbot probably won't help, but it will make you consider your place in the universe.
The American Museum of Natural History's first-ever hackathon yielded results that might actually help the museum.
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The Facebook Demetricator shows we like liking a little too much.
Even NASA isn't sure which preposition to use.
Bugs backpacked with microphones could be deployed to disaster zones in the future.
In a new study, researchers were able to induce people to feel a presence behind them using a robot, which has implications for understanding schizophrenia and consciousness itself.
Paleontologists have released the first ever 3-D scans of the extinct, flightless bird which could help them learn how the animal moved.
Serialized nonfiction is an old-school journalistic format; it's the fandom around this real-life murder mystery that makes it feel different.
When galaxies collide, some stars are flung from their homes and left to wander space alone.
Money won't solve the problem, but that won't keep Mark Zuckerberg from trying.
The company has granted moderating superpowers to a tiny feminist nonprofit. But shouldn't it be taking more drastic steps to protect its users?
Before two twentysomethings simultaneously figured out how to isolate the element cheaply and efficiently, it was one of the most valuable metals in the world.
Meet the Georges Lemaître, which helped the orbiting laboratory—currently home to six humans—to avoid a potentially disastrous collision with space junk.
An array of radio telescopes has captured the best-ever images of cosmic bodies forming around a young star.
Serving global audiences means more than just breaking language barriers.
On social networks like Twitter and Facebook, few regularly mention their religious beliefs.