The discovery of a law governing the growth of cities means that future urban populations can now be forecast in advance
The unexpected behaviour of crowds at one of Europe’s largest music festivals should help organisers plan future events, say researchers
The "Chinese Quantum Science Satellite" will launch in 2016 and aim to make China the first space-faring nation with quantum communication capability
The same big U.S. Internet companies that reportedly handed over data wholesale to the NSA have been promising compliance with tough EU privacy standards.
Outgoing FCC chairman, Harvard scholar make a pitch for private networks to aid public safety.
The three-dimensional structure of the local universe may one day become as familiar as our local geography thanks to a new generation of maps that reveal our neighbourhood’s rich complexity and our place within it
In a new book, a leading researcher tells how cyber forensic work investigates militarization and espionage.
A new class of imaging device with no lens and just a single light sensitive sensor could revolutionise optical, infrared and millimetre wave imaging
A pair of clocks that lose only one "tick" in 10^18 "tocks" have been unveiled by an international team of physicists
Spacecraft could determine their position anywhere in the solar system to within five kilometres using signals from x-ray pulsars, say astronomers.