Saturday, August 22, 2015
The Smithsonian's first shot at online crowdfunding ended Wednesday after raising a hefty US$719,779 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he walked on the moon.
Thursday, August 20, 2015
The office has all the trappings of a high-tech startup. There's a giant beanbag in the foyer and erasable, white board walls for brainstorming. Someone's pet dog lounges happily on the sunny balcony.
Monday, August 17, 2015
A gaming console that was the forerunner of today's PlayStation and Xbox has been brought back to life more than 30 years later after an online fundraising campaign by nostalgic fans.
Saturday, August 15, 2015
The European space probe Rosetta captured a range of scientific data Thursday as it trailed an ancient comet past the sun which could help scientists better understand the origins of life on Earth.
Astronomers have discovered a planet 100 light years away that looks a lot like Jupiter once did and may offer new insights on how planets are formed, researchers said Thursday.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
A government-run lab said it has developed a 60-second method of extracting a sample for pesticide testing, the fastest on the global market.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Forrest Bird, an inventor whose medical respirators breathed life back into millions of patients around the world, has died. He was 94.
Saturday, August 1, 2015
Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.
It really is the little lander that could. The European Space Agency's probe Philae may be struggling to stay in touch, but its first finds on its new home are pretty special.
Friday, July 31, 2015