The drive converts electrical energy into thrust without the need for rocket fuel
New measurements also reveal that Pluto is slightly larger than expected
"We need to be super careful with AI. Potentially more dangerous than nukes"
Biologists are investigating how rarely-seen whale washed up on Massachusetts beach
Thought to belong to a person indigenous to the eastern United States
“We’ve only seen surfaces like this on active worlds like Earth and Mars,” scientist says
Since 2009, 12 planets less than twice the size of Earth have been discovered in the habitable zones of their stars
'Brain stimulation' now weaponized
Daisies have been exposed to radiation from Fukushima since March 2011
Footprints by 2021 and a permanent base by the 2030s
"...in an infinite universe, there must be other occurrences of life."
Asteroid has 90 million tons of platinum in its core
Computers to decide if you live or die
Asteroid 2011 UW-158 will pass within 1.5 million miles from Earth
Small humanoid solved a philosophical problem to demonstrate it could understand a question...
NASA scientist: “This is one of the youngest surfaces we’ve ever seen in the solar system”
Other kinds of organ might be on their way
problem is known as the “filter bubble”
"There is no way that what we see could be due to something else other than the addition of a new particle"
After flying by Pluto, the next stop for New Horizons might be a Kuiper belt
Confirms what has been long suspected - it's larger than all other known solar system objects beyond the orbit of Neptune
Possibility to combine two human brains might soon come to fruition after scientists link brains of rat and monkey to create a collective network of thought
The federal personnel agency finally announced Thursday the scope of a massive hack of security-clearance information first revealed last month
“The danger with the Terminator scenario isn’t that it will happen, but that it distracts from the real issues posed by future AI"
NASA's NuSTAR telescope has spotted five previously undetected supermassive black holes, millions more could be lying in wait
"It won't be that long till we're technically able to do it, but whether we should is a different question..."
Astronomers said evidence from the comet points to the possibility it could be home to micro-organisms
FAA working on rules that allow drones to be used for business
In early tests, the developers noticed that people who'd worn the device were better shots even after taking it off
Amazon laying the groundwork and doing research for drone delivery service
Pilot battled grueling conditions, including turbulence and lack of sleep...
Recent spate of shark attacks has left many beachgoers nervous