Elon Musk's vision of a Hyperloop transport system that carries passengers in pressurized tubes at near-supersonic speeds is on track to hit a milestone on Tuesday.
Google began Monday shining a spotlight on local reporting mixed in with the deluge of stories at its free online news aggregation website.
Earthlings will witness Mercury make a rare passage between our planet and the sun Monday, appearing as a black dot tracking the surface of the star we share with the solar system's smallest planet.
New York is staging a show with 2,000 pigeons tagged with LED lights illuminating the city's night sky.
Social pressures are forcing people to cut back on their sleep, contributing to a "global sleep crisis," according to a new study based on research collected through a smartphone app.
The results of Earth-bound lab experiments appear to back up the theory that dark lines on Martian slopes are created by water -- though in an otherworldly manner, scientists said Monday.
Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.
Was it a blip, or a breakthrough?
The second part of a joint European-Russian mission to probe Mars for traces of life has been delayed two years, with a new launch date set for July 2020, officials said Monday.
On first view, the site looks a lot like Facebook. Members have profiles with profile pictures and descriptions. They can post status updates, comment on other users' statuses and "like" posts. However, the similarities stop there.