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Chilling atomic explosions emerge in rare HD video

A fascinating chapter in American atomic history comes alive with the availability of a rare video showing bomb tests.

By October 2, 2015


IBM gets closer to a future of nanotube-based chips

Using technology called carbon nanotubes, Big Blue takes a significant step on a years-long path to secure the computing industry's future as today's chipmaking technologies run out of steam.

By October 2, 2015


UK's new Atom Bank banks on a smartphone app instead of branches

The latest "challenger bank" looking to shake up retail banking could mark a big step forward for the fast-growing mobile payment sector.

By June 25, 2015


Cobra iRadar Atom (iRAD 900)

With the aid of your smartphone and an app, the compact Cobra iRadar Atom is a powerful tool for monitoring the road ahead for speed traps and road hazards.

By August 18, 2014

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​Appliance Science: The firm chemistry of gelatin

How does a single chemical transform water into the tasty treat called Jell-O? We look at the chemistry of gelatin, the chemical behind Jell-O.

By September 10, 2015


Neil deGrasse Tyson lays out the history of everything in under 8 minutes

From the Big Bang to mammals with big brains, the Internet's resident smart guy runs through literally everything in the time it takes to stand in line for a latte.

By July 22, 2015


Stephen Hawking backs $100 million effort to find aliens

Technically Incorrect: Funded by billionaire Yuri Milner, the project will be listening very hard for alien noises, with Hawking and other scientists in support.

By July 20, 2015


Appliance Science: Edible water bottles and the strange chemistry of spherification

Could a modernist food technique create a new, less wasteful way to package water? Appliance Science looks at the curious chemistry of spherification.

By July 14, 2015


Venus shows off her atmosphere backlit by the sun

NASA's heliophysics missions capture a once-in-a-lifetime event: Venus' transit across the surface of the sun.

By July 9, 2015


Former Superman to join 'Arrow' as The Atom

Brandon Routh, the one-time Man of Steel, is set to take on a "little" role as the head of Queen Consolidated on the hit CW series.

By July 8, 2014