The computing company announced public access via its cloud service to an early quantum computer model, allowing people to use and better understand the developing technology.
The three founders of LIGO will divide the $1 million, and the remaining $2 million will be equally divided among more than 1,000 researchers and engineers on the team.
Mercury will be making its first visible solar transit in a decade on Monday, offering skywatchers in much of the globe a rare treat on Monday.
ExoMars, a joint program of European and Russian space agencies, was supposed to send the first European rover to Mars in 2018. Now technical problems have forced the agencies to delay that mission.
Jet ski champion Franky Zapata traveled more than a mile standing atop a turbo-jet-powered hoverboard. What's next for the fearless flyer?
The Large Hadron Collider - the world's largest particle collider - suffered another animal-related mishap when the furry critter crawled into the system's transformer, causing an electrical short.