Technology

Impending Geomagnetic Storm Could Wipe Out Earth's Satellites and Power Grid

It's like Y2K all over again, except this time the force that could supposedly leave the planet in the dark is from space and not a...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 17 January 2018 - 11:02AM

Boeing's Hypersonic Plane Design Travels at 5 Times the Speed of Sound

The world is about to get a lot smaller, as a major aerospace company makes a move towards creating superfast air travel.Boeing's "Son...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 6:32PM

China Wants to Blow Up Its Space Junk With Giant Lasers

Though we're skilled at trashing our own planet, data over the last several decades reminds us that we've grown pretty adept at...

Justin Joffe
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 11:22AM

What If Aliens Are Listening But We're Using the Wrong Signals to Contact Them?

The hunt for intelligent life is proving more than a little futile.Throughout the universe, across billions and billions of stars, and...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 11:11AM

This New AI Translates Dog Barks Into English

The idea of some magical device that translates our pet's communications into human speech is not new--only up until now, it's been...

Justin Joffe
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 11:57AM

NASA's New Deep-Space GPS Navigates on Its Own by Using Pulsars

The problem with exploring space is that it's really hard to keep your bearings when you're entirely surrounded by nothingness.While...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 15 January 2018 - 11:08AM

How to Make a 3D Printed Radio Without a Battery or Plug

Radio receivers have a long history, having gradually grown more accessible as the found their way to hobbyists, into people's homes,...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 13 January 2018 - 4:46PM

CES 2018's Coolest Attraction Was a Robot That Plays Ping-Pong

CES 2018 took place this week, and a lot of fantastic advancements in technology were on display. As exciting and innovative as these...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 8:27PM

NASA's Safety Advisers Say SpaceX and Boeing Spacecraft Aren't Safe

On the heels of new announcements that Boeing and SpaceX's plans to delay their manned spaceflights with NASA, a new report has been...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 12 January 2018 - 10:57AM

One Person 3D Printed Amazing Sci-Fi Things For a Full Year

For anyone who wants to get into 3D printing, the biggest obstacles right now are the costs (both the printer itself and materials...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 9:26PM

Boeing Built an Enormous Drone Capable of Carrying 500 Pounds

The process of transporting cargo is about to change an awful lot, if Boeing has anything to say about it. Boeing has unveiled what...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 8:14PM

DARPA Project Reveals US May Be Planning North Korea Invasion

The political situation in North Korea is growing more complex, as the United States government is set to begin training for fighting...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 11:16AM

NASA Developing Drone to Find Alien Life on Saturn's Largest Moon

A Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) led team of engineers and researchers from the Penn State Department of Aerospace...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 10:49AM

The First-Ever Fully Solar-Powered Car Hits the Road in 2019

According to the Dutch solar-powered car company Lightyear, humans drive about 9.5 trillion kilometers (or 5.9 million miles) a...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 11:33AM

This AI-Powered Robot Will Build Homes for Humans on Mars

Five years ago, colonizing Mars was a pipe dream, but now even IKEA is getting in on it. NASA is developing new power sources for...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 09 January 2018 - 10:19AM

Virgin Hyperloop One Debuts App for Planning High-Speed Train Journeys

While Elon Musk is currently the most eccentric billionaire to be making futuristic sci-fi technology, Virgin Group's Richard Branson...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 08 January 2018 - 8:34PM

New Cheap Self-Healing Robotic Muscles Could Make Superhuman Androids Ubiquitous

"Soft robots" are weird--most of them look like wiggly plastic bags or rubbery centipedes rather than animatronic teddy bears, and...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 11:08AM

Nissan Is Building a Car That You Drive With Your Thoughts

As any student driver will tell you, reaction times while driving can be a bit of a pain. From the time when a driver sees a hazard on...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 7:47PM

Elon Musk's Secretive Neuralink Brain Implant Is Straight Out of 'Black Mirror'

If one thing can be said about Elon Musk, it's that he likes to keep his options open. Apart from his incredibly ambitious space...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 04 January 2018 - 10:44AM

NASA and DARPA Building Robots to Sabotage Enemies in Space

Apart from an EMP airburst that fries iPhones and internet servers across the country, the worst thing that can happen to our...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 - 11:26AM