Key moments in the rover’s journey from NASA’s JPL to the surface of the red planet.
An exotic form of carbon could help relieve a growing problem with the copper used in computer processors.
The ARPA-E agency has increased its focus on commercializing energy research but it’s a concern the DOE has yet to fully address.
The Fukushima disaster led Japan to shut down nuclear power plants, but three years of rising costs and carbon dioxide emissions are forcing it to reverse course.
Smart home appliances could become more common thanks to efforts by major companies including Lowe’s and Staples to make gadgets compatible.
If the cosmos is a numerical simulation, there ought to be clues in the spectrum of high energy cosmic rays, say theorists
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg says the virtual reality technology he bought will offer more than just gaming.
This year’s Turing Award honors algorithms that underpin everything from cloud computing to multicore processors.