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If we ever need to prevent an asteroid hitting Earth, we'll have to deflect it somehow. To practice, the European Space Agency is planning a game of asteroid billiards
A startup with plans to mine the Moon for platinum fluffs its first public flight.
The expiration of Google's deal with Twitter highlights the importance of real-time results during a crisis.
Astronomers have always thought that because life emerged quickly on Earth, it must be likely to occur elsewhere. That thinking now turns out to be wrong.
Remembering what it was to be 10 and in awe of the future
Like the characters in the forthcoming film it gives life to--"Rise of the Planet of the Apes"--motion-capture technology has become suddenly more advanced.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
The recoil of a nucleus during radioactive decay can do more damage than the alpha particle it emits, according to a new study.
Whether or not NoteSlate ever produces a real product, no barriers remain to a competitor building a tablet purpose-built for sketching and note-taking.