At first blush, using a rocket-powered flying crane to lower a $2.5 billion nuclear-powered rover to the surface of Mars seems risky at best. But engineers say it solves a host of daunting challenges.
La Machine's latest animatronic puppet is a giant, walking, fire-breathing dragon that took to the street of Nantes, France for a spectacular test debut.
A major migration is under way, with technology companies large and small setting up shop in San Francisco and bypassing the historic heart of the tech industry.
The city once known for the summer of love is now dealing with a different kind of emotion. An influx of thousands of techies is feeding an unprecedented economic boom -- and generating a whole lot of angst.
Isotope analysis of the bones of the last Plantagenet king has revealed fascinating details about how he lived his life.
"X-Men: Days of Future Past" gets a lot more real when you're Professor X searching for mutants on the Comic-Con floor. Hollywood's tapping Oculus Rift and virtual reality to make offerings more immersive.
Researchers are using the geometry of paper folding to come up with futuristic antennas that can retract and compress.
To celebrate the Mustang's 50th anniversary, Ford recreates a challenging publicity stunt from 1965 by building a Mustang on the Empire State Building's observation deck.
In a virtually trouble-free spacewalk, Russian cosmonauts move a cargo crane from International Space Station module to another, launch a small science satellite, and install debris shields on their command module.
Basic math tells you it's a must, says the original Captain Kirk -- the only true unknown is what form alien life takes.