Art

Scientists Have Transformed an Image of a Martian Sunrise Into a Haunting Piece of Music

Whether it's recording music videos aboard the ISS or playing David Bowie songs in a NASA control room to try and wake up the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 12 November 2018 - 1:27PM

Meet AttnGAN: A New AI That Creates Nightmarish Images Inspired By Your Words

Creativity has long been the domain of humanity, but a new AI program called AttnGAN may pose a bold (if surreal) challenge to the...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 29 October 2018 - 2:22PM

Christie's Has Auctioned Off Its First Piece of AI Art for $432,500

Modern art has become infamous for selling ridiculous novelties for insane prices (such as an artist's messy, blood-stained bed or...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 26 October 2018 - 1:01PM

A Dutch Artist/Engineer Is Using Giant Green Lasers to Track Space Junk Orbiting the Earth

We may think of space as a vast, untouched frontier, but the truth is that there's already about 18 million pounds of junk floating...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 15 October 2018 - 1:04PM

This Moon Landing Brought to You By... NASA Announces That They Might Be Putting Ads on Rockets

A lot of cyberpunk books and movies imagine a future where corporations control not just Earth, but the stars, too. It always seemed a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 - 10:58AM

These Mysterious Objects Are Gathering Around The Supermassive Black Hole At The Center Of Our Galaxy

These objects should get pulled apart when they get close to the black hole. Instead, they keep themselves together and keep orbiting,

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 07 June 2018 - 12:45PM

Columbia Scientists Say TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanet Has An Earth-Like Iron Core: A Key Ingredient For Evolving Life

Researchers at Columbia University's Cool Worlds laboratory – part of their Department of Astronomy – have discovered that...

K.S. Anthony
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 - 10:04AM

Music of the Spheres – Listen to This Astronomer's Algorithm that Translates the Milky Way Galaxy into Jazz

An astronomer created an algorithm that turns astronomical data about the Milky Way galaxy into jazz music.

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 04 May 2018 - 11:13AM

Google's New AI Predicts Future Heart Attacks By Scanning Your Eye

Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world.We're not, as a species, doing ourselves any favors in this regard. Tasty...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 10:30AM

Astonishing Image of a Single Atom Wins Student UK Photo Prize

The invisible world of electrons, protons, and neutrons is frustratingly difficult to grasp--most of us probably stopped thinking...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 - 11:43AM

Colin Trevorrow Says 'Jurassic World: The Fallen Kingdom' Is Part of a Trilogy

Jurassic World was not a cinematic masterpiece, full of nuance and virtuoso performances. It was big, loud, full of dinosaurs, and...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 11:36AM

'Star Wars' Fan Trailer Brings Ralph McQuarrie's Concept Art to Life

You can never have too much Star Wars. While the world is getting excited about the long-awaited release of The Last Jedi, some fans...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 13 December 2017 - 7:32PM

Wizard World: Portland

Wizard World brings together thousands of fans to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, music, gaming, live...

Wizard World: Cleveland

Wizard World brings together thousands of fans to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, music, gaming, live...

Wizard World: St. Louis

Wizard World brings together thousands of fans to celebrate the best in pop culture: movies, television, music, gaming, live...

Bill Gates Building Futuristic 'Smart City' in the Arizona Desert

A fresh start is very difficult to achieve in building the cities of the future--unless, of course, you're Bill Gates.Once upon a...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 14 November 2017 - 10:24AM

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China's 'Smart Train' Runs on Virtual Tracks

In China, the trains are literally driving themselves off the rails.Incorporating elements of trams, trains and buses, the ART...

Ian S.
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 1:19PM

We Could Uncover Europa's Secrets By Blowing Part of It Up

An explosive new plan for exploring Jupiter's moon Europa could finally reveal if the planet is hiding alien life beneath its icy...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 09 November 2017 - 11:05AM