Google’s one-gigabit service made a big statement, but what’s still far from clear is who actually uses it, and for what.
A new website ranks the world’s scientific institutions by discipline and shows their location on a global map
Comcast’s proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable is reminiscent of a 1990s-era plan for Internet dominance that Comcast then distrusted.
A new cosmology successfully explains the accelerating expansion of the universe without dark energy; but only if the universe has no beginning and no end.
A magician’s card trick has prompted a mathematical re-evaluation of the limits on data compression.
For the next month, I’m trying out a smartphone-less existence. Am I crazy?
Cheap green laser pointers can emit dangerous levels of infrared radiation, according to an investigation carried out by physicists in the US
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.
Unlike conventional semiconductors, graphene cannot be switched off, a problem that threatens to scupper its use in future generations of transistors. Now physicists think they’ve found a solution.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.