Monday, December 2, 2013
India's first mission to Mars left Earth's orbit in the early hours of Sunday, clearing a critical hurdle in its journey to the red planet and overtaking the recent efforts of rival Asian giant China.
The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season officially ended on Saturday as the quietest since 1982 and the sixth least active since 1950, the U.S. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration said.
Sunday, December 1, 2013
The Supercomputing Research Center (SRC) of National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) has built the world's first ever switchless cluster computing system. Known also as the “CK-Star,” this computing system connects eight computers without switch control and broke Intel's performance record, according to a press release by the university.
China will launch its first moon rover mission on Monday, state media said, as Beijing embarks on the latest stage in its ambitious space program.
Saturday, November 30, 2013
Comet ISON seems to have perished in a much too-close encounter with the Sun, leaving only a dust trail that will disappear over time, astronomers said on Friday.
Private U.S. company SpaceX postponed the launch of a rocket carrying its first telecommunications satellite on Thursday after two unsuccessful attempts at take-off.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Key to this wireless system: Users get their tongue pierced with a magnetic stud that resembles jewelry and acts like a joystick, in hopes of offering them more mobility and independence.
Comet ISON is teasing the solar system as it dances with the sun and it's giving astronomers mixed signals. Will it meet a fiery death — or survive — when it whips around the sun on Thursday?
Are you both bald AND lost? Then the new “SmartWig” from Japan might be just what you need. The techno-toupee, which can read the wearer's brainwaves and direct them to their destination with onboard GPS, is the latest — and possibly the wackiest — addition to the world of wearable computing.