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The USS Langley and the dawn of the aircraft carrier

In March 1922, the U.S. Navy launched a bold experiment that really took off. Behold its first-ever aircraft carrier.

By Mar. 21, 2012


The dawn of a new era in efficient flight (audio slideshow)

Pushing new frontiers at NASA's Green Flight Challenge, trying to make a Prius fly.

By Sep. 28, 2011


Ion-powered Dawn begins study of asteroid Vesta

Four years after launch from Cape Canaveral, NASA's Dawn spacecraft is finally in orbit around Vesta, beaming back spectacular images of a tortured surface dating back to the formation of the solar system.

By Aug. 1, 2011


The dawn of the iPad age (photos)

Hundreds wait in line at the Apple Store in San Francisco's Union Square for the launch of the iPad. Outside of S.F., the queues varied.

38 Images By Apr. 3, 2010


Dawn of the corpse-eating robots?

A military contractor in Maryland is working on an Energetically Autonomous Tactical Robot--EATR--that will, according to a report, eat corpses.

By Jul. 15, 2009


Ray Ozzie sees new 'dawn' for Microsoft

The outgoing software architect urges Microsoft to keep adapting to a world of continuous services and connected devices and not hold too tightly to a past defined by its PC software.

By Oct. 25, 2010


The dawn of the flat network?

Over time, device-centric changes could alter the way we build networks and greatly impact the networking industry.

By Jun. 3, 2008


Images: Berners-Lee and the dawn of the Web

A slideshow caption originally misstated the year Tim Berners-Lee got the Next Cube that became the first Web server. It was September 1990.

By Mar. 13, 2009


Images: Berners-Lee and the dawn of the Web

The World Wide Web was born in a modest (paper) document dated March 13, 1989, by Tim Berners-Lee. His boss found it "vague, but exciting."

10 Images By Mar. 13, 2009


Handbags at dawn at the 2008 CES

Perhaps Bill Gates will use his last speech at CES to reveal he's been a secret Mac user all these years?

By Jan. 6, 2008