At an inaugural presentation event at UCSF, the tech luminaries who sponsored the $33 million Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences say they want to turn scientists into heroes.
Today's Google doodle -- the company logo on Google's home page -- and a new documentary commemorate the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first man in space.
On April 12, 1961, the Soviet cosmonaut became the first human to go into space. It took the Americans another year to put a man into orbit. Fifty years later, Gagarin's fame is as bright as ever, and he may be one of the few Soviets to retain his star power.
On April 12, 1961, an unknown Soviet flight major became the first man into space. The rest is history.
At Yuri's Night Education Day, NASA opens the hangar doors to the spirit of enthusiastic education.
At the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., revelers mark Yuri's Night, an annual worldwide party that celebrates Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first flight into space.
Panorama view of Yuri's Night--which celebrated Soviet Cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's first flight into space--at NASA Ames Research Center.
Project originally designed for Burning Man delights crowd at Bay Area's version of the worldwide celebration of man's first trip into space.
At the annual celebration of the first human exploration of space, the director of NASA's Silicon Valley research center opens up about the facility's plans.
A look at some interesting technology found during the Yuri's Night festival at the NASA Ames Research Center.