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Is this the new 'Ghostbusters' proton pack? It looks like a downgrade

Director Paul Feig tweets a picture of an unlicensed nuclear accelerator that appears to have been purchased from old Radio Shack parts, but CNET's Danny Gallagher likes the homemade look.

By June 30, 2015


Citroen Tubik concept van packs big TV, surround sound, 'cyclotron' module

Citroen's designers have cooked up a bonkers-looking concept van that might just put the 'FU' back in 'functional'.

4 Images By September 5, 2011


Rocket scientist aims to relaunch propulsion technology

Rocket propulsion hasn't changed much in decades, but a group of young scientists think that beamed microwave energy could power a new generation of rockets, leading to lower costs and opening space to a wide range of new businesses.

By October 20, 2010


Researchers accelerate proton cancer treatment

Technology being developed at Lawrence Livermore lab could soon make more precise radiation therapy widely available to cancer patients by making the specialized machines more compact.

By August 20, 2009


When rap, physics, and fame collide

Kate McAlpine's rap video on the Large Hadron Collider has earned her YouTube acclaim, but to her the highest honor comes from teachers who want to show it in the classroom.

By September 25, 2008


The secret history of glaciers

Do glaciers really erode mountains faster than rivers? How fast helium-4 dissipates out of rocks may hold the answer.

By December 14, 2005


Visions of doomsday: One year later

Bill Joy revisits his now famous clarion call, warning about the danger posed by unchecked technologies.

April 24, 2001