Remnants from the explosions of stars in the 16th and 17th centuries are seen today.
The gamma ray telescope, slated to launch soon, could yield insights into such mysteries as dark matter.
Phoenix Mars lander, new space-station lab, Saturn's 'bumper cars,' and looking ahead to NASA's gamma-ray observatory.
As computer chips get faster, normal materials may not keep up – physics won’t allow it.
The shuttle launch Saturday, carrying the new module, is a key step for Japan’s space program.
A successful landing and Mars's smooth surface sets optimum digging conditions
The lander is scheduled to touch down on the red planet Sunday, marking a turning point in the exploration program.
Their X-ray technique could lead to an early-warning system for exploding stars.
Without it, how would I know about those 'imitation' Rolex watches?
Bands and DJs hack into video-game gear to create instruments.
The bumps on a humpback's fins inspire a new line of green-tech blades for turbines, fans, and maybe the home.
The bumps on a whale’s fins inspire a new line of green-tech blades for turbines, fans, and maybe the home.