The new map suggests that around 1.2 percent of all stars may have been capable of supporting complex life at some point in the history of the galaxy.
On the Web, you can't die so much as join the ranks of the undead.
Weighed down by green guilt over your summer air travel? EADS envisions a solution.
The new social network is proving popular, but it still has a lot to prove.
The retirement of the space shuttles leaves the future of NASA's human spaceflight program unclear.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week
The prediction once again raises question marks over physicists' assurances that particle accelerators capable of making black holes are safe
An analysis from Harvard and MIT suggests the costs are worth the benefits.
The days of scarce domain names -- and the gatekeepers who hoard them -- may soon be over
It does away with a frame altogether, and could soon make your commute emissions-free. Provided you live in Europe.