Sure, Saturn has the most bling thanks to its rings. But an upcoming cosmic event could soon bring it some competition from the Red Planet.
The awards were given to researchers from around the world who have solved mysteries such as secret brain circuits and shape-shifting spaces.
Hoverboards, DeLoreans and viewing parties across the globe flood the Web for Back to the Future Day.
These adorable bug-bots can be assembled by hand without tools, then programmed and controlled via smartphone.
A story that went viral this week reports that astronomers finally found E.T., but those aren't the facts. CNET's Eric Mack talks with the astronomers involved about what is still a very interesting star.
Yuri Milner, who backed Facebook and Twitter, says his search for extraterrestrial life is in "listening mode."
A high-tech diagnostic method could speed identification of the virus, a key factor in combating epidemics.
Scientists have created a thin cloak that can render anything it covers undetectable, and that proves yet again that we're living in the science fiction future.
Plumes of scalding rock in the Earth's mantle are found to come from two gigantic blobs of hot rock deep inside our planet, thanks to an innovative simulation technique.
Experiments have demonstrated that it's possible to de-spin and redirect asteroids with high-powered lasers.