NASA awards $269 million to the commercial industry to carry its astronauts to orbit.
Amazon’s cloud crashed, but Web companies are unlikely to give up relying on it.
Pop-up alerts and other displays in our field of vision could interfere with our perception of speed and velocity, says a bioengineer
A newly discovered effect of general relativity means that rotating black holes should be visible to the current generation of telescopes, say astronomers
The latest measurements of Pluto’s tenuous atmosphere indicate that it may be shaped into a comet-like tail, say astronomers
In a world in which we expect everything to be digital, and all digital objects to be archived and searchable forever, what is the role of a paper card?
The discovery of the way sound is amplified in the mammalian inner ear has allowed neuroscientists to redesign the microphone
Wal-Mart just paid $300 million for social media startup Kosmix. But is the Arkansas-based retailer ready for nerds with PhDs and their freewheeling ways?
The European Commission is walking a careful line between mobile Internet providers and their opponents.
The first new guidelines in more than 25 years incorporate new technologies that enable early detection.