We review some of the attempts to contain ultrahot plasmas and create tiny stars on earth.
With Google ending the “Labs” section of its website, we take a look at some of the cooler projects that now have an uncertain future.
A hacked Roomba detects the specific spots where indoor air is bad.
During 30 years of service, the shuttles shaped the exploration of space.
From clocks to supercomputers, IBM has a rich history of technological developments. Here’s a look back at its most notable innovations.
A slideshow to illustrate a day in the life of biomedicine editor, Emily Singer, as documented by several self-tracking devices.
Two sprawling solar power plants are complete. One produces electricity at night.
Two robots have gathered a treasure-trove of data from beneath the ice shelf.
The technology could be used to make parts that perform better and cost less.
A photo gallery of the youngest space shuttle, which has taken off on its final mission.