Einstein's theory of general relativity is to be put to the test by a newly launched satellite in an experiment that could upend our understanding of physics.
A start-up company in southern California has developed a way to sequester greenhouse gases and make plastic from carbon. Called AirCarbon, the environmentally-friendly material is starting to appear in consumer products from furniture to cell phone cases.
Movie mogul Avi Lerner branded U.S. President Barack Obama "a coward" on Saturday, berating him for not taking on Google over piracy.
A cyber security team at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is advising people to remove QuickTime media software from Windows computers to avoid being hacked.
With famed physicist Stephen Hawking at his side, an internet investor announced Tuesday that he's spending US$100 million on a futuristic plan to explore far outside our solar system.
To astronomers' relief, NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft has won another reprieve.
The robots are coming -- to help run your life or sell you stuff -- at an online texting service near you.
American doctors have made a new esophagus for a young man, using donated skin tissue and metal stents, in the latest example of scientists creating body parts in the lab to help patients with few other options.
After four failed bids SpaceX finally stuck the landing Friday, powering the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket onto an ocean platform where it touched down upright after launching cargo to space.
SpaceX resumed station deliveries for NASA on Friday, and in a double triumph, successfully landed its booster rocket on an ocean platform for the first time.