Technology

The Large Hadron Collider Gets an Upgrade For Its Proton-Smashing Experiments

Back around 2012, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) made history when it was able to produce a Higgs Boson particle, more commonly known...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 1:50PM

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Believes That No Planned NASA or SpaceX Rockets Can Send Humans to Mars

Getting a rover or orbital probe to Mars takes an extraordinary amount of power and top-of-the-line technology from modern space...

Jonathan Kesh
Sunday, 17 June 2018 - 11:58AM

Researchers Just Created a New AI That Can Predict What Humans Will Do in the Future

Apparently, teaching artificial intelligence to read our innermost thoughts or turning them in terrifying psychopaths isn't...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 15 June 2018 - 12:27PM

Roscosmos Is Building a New Giant Laser Cannon That Can Blow Up Satellites in Space

Recycling and reusing materials to make something new is a good thing, but there are exceptions to every rule. If reports streaming...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 14 June 2018 - 10:56AM

The 'BionicFinWave' Looks Like One of the Sleekest Robotic Fish Ever Made

Robots inspired by animals are fairly common: most of the time, whenever there's a certain spot on Earth we want to send a robot,...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 - 8:43PM

$55 Million Will Soon Buy You an 8-Day Stay at the World's First Commercial Space Station

The lifestyles of the rich and famous continue to get more and more extravagant as people invent new ways to spend money, but flexing...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 11 June 2018 - 11:10AM

New Method For Fighting Climate Change Involves Sucking Carbon Dioxide Out of the Sky to Make Fuel

As our reliance on fossil fuels continues pumping more greenhouses gases into the air and making climate change that much worse, a...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 07 June 2018 - 6:15PM

US Army Creates The First-Ever Super-Soldier With Untested Lockheed Martin Exoskeleton Technology

Lockheed Martin has developed an exoskeleton that will prevent injuries... And one lucky Army group has been selected to test it out.

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 07 June 2018 - 11:47AM

Could Interstellar Blimps Put Humans on Venus? NASA Says It's Possible

While there are still various plans underway to get human-made tech and eventually humans to set up shop on Mars, some aerospace...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 - 10:55AM

MIT Justed Created the First 'Psychopath AI' in History... And It's Just as Scary as That Sounds

Between Boston Dynamics' headless, door-opening cyborg dogs, Omron Automation's empathy chips for robots, and MIT Media Lab's new...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 05 June 2018 - 12:23PM

The Battle Robot 'Super Anthony' is a Small But Highly Advanced Fighting Machine

Back when Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots first came out, they were pretty simply toys, and certainly not real fighting robots. Several...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 02 June 2018 - 12:41PM

Scientists Just Created a New Quantum Computing Device Based on Back to the Future's Flux Capacitor

We may finally have a science/sci-fi crossover story to beat cell phones (famously inspired by Star Trek's communicators): A team of...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 12:37PM

'Poltergeists' Found in New Pentagon Report Show Secret UFO Program Didn't Stop at Aliens

When the New York Times first ran its story on the Pentagon's secret UFO program, the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 - 11:57AM

Russian Scientists Have Created a Hypersonic Weapon They Say Not Even the US Can Stop

The last thing you want to hear from your country's top nuclear commander is that a potential enemy has a weapon that would be...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 - 11:05AM

NASA's Idea For an 'EmDrive' Thruster Which Runs Without Any Fuel is Looking Impossible

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction: an engine which could power a spacecraft without any fuel, relying simply on the vacuum...

Jonathan Kesh
Friday, 25 May 2018 - 6:37PM

A New U.S. Weather Satellite Faces a Major Malfunction Just Months After Launch

When a satellite is supposed to last for 15 years, it's more than a little frustration when it starts breaking down less than three...

Jonathan Kesh
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 5:38PM

Amazon Is Now Quietly Selling AI-Enhanced Facial 'Rekognition' Tech to the Government

As fascinating as they are ethically dubious, artificial intelligence and facial recognition technology have been creeping into almost...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 11:44AM

The World's Most Overlooked Element Could Transform What We Know About Time

For most people with smartphones or other digital devices, keeping time has become a given. Time zones and daylights savings don't...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - 11:02AM

An Artificial Intelligence is Taught to Tell Jokes, and the Results are Almost Funny

It's always fascinating to watch an AI program attempt creative tasks — partly because of the philosophical questions that come...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 7:19PM

This Shape-Shifting Robot Can Teach Itself to Walk on Anything (No Humans Required)

If imagining Boston Dynamics' Atlas relentlessly chasing you down through the woods like a low-budget Terminator doesn't scare you,...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 22 May 2018 - 1:32PM