The NGC 4151 galaxy 43 million light years away is one of the nearest to contain an actively growing black hole
NASA named its mission to honor Johannes Kepler, the German astronomer whose birthday would have been today.
Our love for books, newspapers, and old-fashioned mail makes us worry we may soon see their demise
A mere 1,000 light years away, between the Perseus and Taurus constellations in the night sky, is Barnard 3
In the time before someecards.com and Amazon gift cards, there was "The Electric Postcard."
The domain registrar Go Daddy has revoked its support of the Stop Online Piracy Act after a boycott against it began gaining momentum.
A little bit of patent fun for the holidays
Commander Dan Burbank said the comet was "the most amazing thing I have ever seen in space."
The award is in recognition of the impact the iPod and iTunes store have had on the music industry
Pictures of independent booksellers from around the world
Because nothing says Merry Christmas like fiber optics
The sheer quantity of great ideas can make it hard to narrow down where you should donate
The first global image from NASA's VIIRS shows what the Earth looked like from 512 miles above on November 24th
YouTube broke the bank (or the Internet) with more than one trillion playbacks in 2011. Here are the five most-watched videos about science.
AT&T outspent Sprint by about $13 million in lobbying fees to push its purchase of T-Mobile, but it still lost
In developed countries, the number of people online is growing slowly, and possibly even declining in the United Kingdrom
For instruments near Earth, such as Hubble, this galaxy appears at just the right angle for capturing its gigantic swirl
A new exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography explores how artists use digital techniques to create imaginary landscapes
A few much-requested changes to Google+'s business pages and circle streams are on their way
An image of the Korean peninsula, Japan, and China helps to illustrate how news of Kim Jong-Il's death took two days to come to light