Scientists at CERN say that they are closing in on the Higgs boson, the elusive subatomic particle that, if discovered, could help explain why particles have mass. Here's what some of the world's leading physicists have to say about the announcement.
Amateur astronomers gathered last Saturday in New York City's Battery Park for an evening of stargazing as part of the 2010 World Science Festival.
British physicist Stephen Hawking was honored at a gala in New York on Wednesday evening.
A mockup of the James Webb Space Telescope, billed as the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope, took center stage at New York's World Science Festival.
A life-size model of a huge new space observatory described as the successor to the Hubble Space Telescope is on display at the World Science Festival at New York City's Battery Park.