UNLV astrophysicists ponder “reservoirs of life” on the moons of planets expelled by their hosts and drifting through the galaxy.
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Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook, whose products have been spared from new U.S. tariffs imposed on Chinese goods, said on Tuesday he was optimistic that the United States and China will eventually work through their trade differences.
WiFi now available at two recreation centers
The St. Lucie County Library System is partnering with the 5th Annual Indian River Lagoon Science Festival to host a series of satellite events focused on science and the arts leading up to the main event on Saturday, Oct. 27.
Egyptian archaeologists draining water from a temple in the southern city of Aswan have uncovered a sandstone sphinx likely dating to the Ptolemaic era, the antiquities ministry said on Sunday.
UNLV’s 3D-printed hands have traveled the U.S. as Hailey has thrown out the first pitch at all Major League Baseball parks; the journey wraps Sept. 16 in Los Angeles.
Elon Musk’s space transportation company SpaceX said it has signed the world’s first private passenger to fly around the moon aboard its BFR launch vehicle.
At first glance, the 315-acre area adjacent to Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument looks like just another patch of the Mojave Desert.
Mystery continues to surround the sudden shutdown last week of the national Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico, which remained closed Thursday with little explanation offered.
NASA and Russia are remaining tight-lipped on their preliminary findings of what caused the leak in the International Space Station (ISS) in late August.
A team of scientists has embarked on a four-year quest to discover what beyond water the world loses when glaciers melt.
British companies and academics will be excluded from the future development of the European Union’s Galileo space project if the country leaves the bloc without a deal in March 2019, according to a series of technical notices published on Thursday.
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched and tested a new umbrella-like heat shield on Wednesday, opening the door to landing humans on Mars.
A small stone flake marked with intersecting lines of red ochre pigment some 73,000 years ago that was found in a cave on South Africa’s southern coast represents what archaeologists on Wednesday called the oldest-known example of human drawing.
The European Union took a stance against “killer robots” on Wednesday when the European Parliament passed a resolution calling for an international ban on the development, production and use of weapons that kill without a human deciding to fire.
A British energy entrepreneur and one-time Formula 1 racing team owner is entering the race to build new inter-city “flying taxi” services that tap recent aerospace advances while steering clear of more fanciful blue-sky visions touted by tech-focused rivals.
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The future of battlefield communications is resting comfortably near your back gums.
A team of security researchers has revealed how certain Tesla Model S vehicles can be stolen in just a matter of seconds.
U.S. start-up Impossible Aerospace said on Monday the first of its fully electric quadcopters, which can fly up to two hours on a single charge, nearly five times that of its closest competitors, will be delivered to customers later this year.
As facial recognition technology use generates intense scrutiny, a new system unveiled at Washington’s Dulles airport is being touted as a “user friendly” way to help ease congestion for air travelers.
IBM USED NYPD SURVEILLANCE FOOTAGE TO DEVELOP TECHNOLOGY THAT LETS POLICE SEARCH BY HAIR AND SKIN COLOR
IN THE DECADE after the 9/11 attacks, the New York City Police Department moved to put millions of New Yorkers under constant watch.
Even if the team enters the season without its All-Pro running back, the Pittsburgh Steelers are not planning to change their position in the ongoing standoff with Le’Veon Bell.
Russia’s space agency said on Wednesday it hopes to announce the origin of a small hole found on a Russian module docked at the International Space Station in the coming weeks, including addressing whether the damage was deliberate.
Seven scientists in the United States and Britain who have come up with a revolutionary gene therapy cure for a rare genetic form of childhood blindness won a 1 million euro ($1.15 million)prize on Tuesday, Portugal’s Champalimaud Foundation said.
Amazon.com is in talks with Chile to house and mine massive amounts of data generated by the country’s giant telescopes, which could prove fertile ground for the company to develop new artificial intelligence tools.
Xuyu Qian yanked open an incubator door at the University of Pennsylvania to reveal rows of cylindrical tubes swirling, like shaken-up snow globes, with a strange and exotic flurry.
Using wind as their engine, pilots from a Nevada glider team have soared to record heights above the Andes Mountains in Argentina.
Archaeologists in Egypt say they have found one of the oldest-known villages in the Nile Delta dating back to the Neolithic era.
NASA’S scientists are closing in on the discovery of water on Jupiter – but could this be a sign of alien life existing on the gas giant?
AUTONOMOUS airships are set to revolutionise policing, a cutting-edge company has claimed.
James Dyson, billionaire British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner, outlined plans on Thursday to build new testing facilities and invest another 116 million pounds ($150 million) to develop an electric car to be launched by 2020.
Pressure sensors detected a depressurization in the International Space Station possibly caused by a micrometeorite impact
British scientists have unraveled how a non-intoxicating component of cannabis acts in key brain areas to reduce abnormal activity in patients at risk of psychosis, suggesting the ingredient could become a novel anti-psychotic medicine.
Britain said on Wednesday it would start work on an alternative satellite system to the European Union’s Galileo project to ensure its national security if it is barred from equal access to the EU program after Brexit.
Britain is to start work on its own satellite navigation system to rival the European Union’s Galileo project because the UK’s access to sensitive security information could be restricted after Brexit, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
After three days of operation, Washington Dulles International Airport’s biometric cameras identified a man allegedly attempting to use someone else’s passport to enter the U.S.
Belgian scientists are looking for people to donate their faeces to help with research into illnesses ranging from bowel disorders and allergies to neurological diseases.
The Lakewood Park Branch Library’s Technology Training Sessions help residents master their electronic devices. Held on Fridays at 9 a.m., these hands-on training sessions teach users how to master electronic devices.
The next generation farmhand in Japan’s aging rural heartland may be a drone.
Denny was an inter-species love child.
Europe plans to launch a satellite on Wednesday that will use new laser technology to measure the winds sweeping across Earth and help scientists forecast changes in weather more accurately.
Russia’s new ‘walking army robot’ unveiled by Kalashnikov is 4.5-tonne bulletproof ‘soldier suit’ with claws
Kalashnikov – famous for making the AK-47 – reveals machine monster which looks straight out of Avatar or Robocop as a ‘demonstration of what is to come’ at Moscow’s Army 2018 Fair
Robots that can diagnose diseases, play badminton and wow audiences with their musical skills are among the machines China hopes could revolutionize its economy, with visitors to a Beijing exhibition offered a glimpse of an automated future.
As you’d expect at a performing arts school, students at Las Vegas Academy are more accustomed to building sets than robots.
Twitter has verified New York Times’ new editorial board hire Sarah Jeong just two weeks after Jeong was embroiled in a racism controversy after tweets were uncovered in which she celebrated white people going extinct.
Serbia, a country that claims inventor Nikola Tesla as one of its most famous sons, is looking to technology to help lift itself out of decades of economic stagnation following the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
Britain’s hottest summer in decades has revealed cropmarks across the country showing the sites of Iron Age settlements, Roman farms and even Neolithic monuments dating back thousands of years, archaeologists said on Wednesday.
India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022 and roll out a health insurance scheme from September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday in his last Independence Day speech ahead of next year’s general election.