A newly discovered planet in a binary star system located 3,000 light-years from Earth
Humans doing difficult, repetitive tasks or those who need assistance with movement may soon get a helping hand
A programme that convinced humans that it was a 13-year-old boy has become the first computer ever to pass the Turing Test.
A newfound asteroid will safely pass Earth on June 8 from a distance of about 777,000 miles (1.25 million kilometers), more than three times farther away than our moon.
An enormous asteroid – approximately the size of an aircraft carrier – is due to zip past Earth on Sunday.
Bake your own robot
New algorithms and electronic components could enable printable robots that self-assemble when heated.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) experiences 12 "earthrises" every day, however, rarely does an opportunity arise such that LROC can capture a view of Earth.
Space rocks big enough to destroy a city hit the Earth much more often than thought, according to an estimate by a private group devoted to preventing disaster from such orbital killers.
NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s
In the movie Transcendence, which opens in theaters on Friday, a sentient computer program embarks on a relentless quest for power, nearly destroying humanity in the process.
Using NASA's Kepler Space Telescope, astronomers have discovered the first Earth-size planet orbiting a star in the "habitable zone"
Pivoting planets that lean one way and then change orientation within a short geological time period might be surprisingly habitable
In 1989, the Department of State published a notorious volume that purported to document U.S. foreign policy towards Iran in the early Eisenhower Administration.
Life took root more than four billion years ago on our nascent Earth, a wetter and harsher place than now, bathed in sizzling ultraviolet rays.
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