Friday, May 8, 2015
SpaceX's Dragon capsule sailed through the first flight test of its emergency astronaut escape feature Wednesday, a critical step toward launching people into space from U.S. soil in the next two years.
Astronomers have located the most distant galaxy ever measured in the universe, and it looks like a bright blue mass of stars some 13.1 billion light-years from Earth.
The first souvenirs commemorating the birth of Princess Charlotte were rolling off the production lines on Wednesday, in a race to fill London tourist shops and meet online orders.
Bogota-based startup Biko is out to make bicycling pay off for riders in traffic-choked cities around the world.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Under armed security and a cloud of conflicted opinions and emotions, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was presented a freedom of expression award on Tuesday night from the PEN American Center.
A drone large enough to carry tanks of fertilizers and pesticides has won rare approval from federal authorities to spray crops in the United States, officials said Tuesday.
At least eight ancient mosaics were ruined while being restored and moved to a new museum in southern Turkey and authorities are looking into ways to fix the botched work, a senior official said Tuesday.
Private U.S. space transport company SpaceX is to test an eject button for astronauts on Wednesday in the first flight test of the abort system on the Dragon spaceship.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
If the ghosts of Frank Sinatra and Liberace were still hanging around the Riviera Hotel and Casino on Monday morning, they wouldn't have found a seat at the bar.