Company tasked with resupplying the International Space Station says it may replace the decades-old, Soviet-made engines for future launches.
The Antares rocket barely lifted off before "disassembling" and exploding just above its launchpad...but while it can feel truly disheartening, we try to remind ourselves space travel is tough, and failure is a natural part of the scientific process.
On today's show, we talk about the Antares rocket incident, how scientists might use hydrogel to create artificial facial muscles in robots, and a ferrofluid art exhibit that's desperate for your attention.
A special photographic technique turns a match strike into a dazzling 37 seconds of "who knew?"
A beautiful image captured by the Hubble telescope shows in glorious detail the contours of the Butterfly Nebula.
An Australian holidaymaker in Papua New Guinea captured an explosive volcanic eruption on camera -- complete with sonic boom.
While most people would love to use the high-end Mac Pro for its computational prowess, these guys want to torture it by dunking it in water and blowing it up.
The mere promise of Google Fiber seems to be enough to send rivals scrambling to deliver ultrafast Internet service at a reasonable price. Just look at Austin, Texas.
A camera mounted on a drone captures a unique perspective of a fireworks show from within the belly of the sparkling beast.
Although wearable device shipment volumes will reach just 19 million units in 2014, that figure will grow to 111.9 million in 2018, according to IDC research.