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#IStandWithAhmed: Support grows for teen arrested for clock that 'looked like bomb'

Technically Incorrect: Even President Obama tweets support for the young science enthusiast, inviting him to bring his clock to the White House.

By September 16, 2015


NASA looking at 'hitchhiking' across solar system on speeding comets

A spacecraft concept under development could shoot diamond harpoons at space rocks to slingshot itself around our corner of the galaxy.

By September 2, 2015


Woman granted permission to serve divorce papers via Facebook

A Manhattan Supreme Court justice grants a woman permission to serve her elusive husband divorce papers via a private Facebook message. Is this a sign of what's to come?

By April 6, 2015


One of Saturn's moons might have warm enough water for life, research shows

Scientists think that particles found by the Cosmic Dust Analyzer on the Cassini spacecraft could hint at a watery world where life could thrive on Enceladus, one of Saturn's moons.

By March 11, 2015


How the 'Star Wars: The Phantom Menace' trailer made Web history

The "Phantom Menace" trailer wasn't only a treat for fans: it was a coup for Apple and, in 1998, one of the biggest tests the Internet had faced.

By November 28, 2014


Beautiful art glass marbles: Hold space in the palm of your hand

The "stardust" marbles you flicked across the dirt have nothing on these breathtaking art glass wonders.

By September 4, 2014


Sony's curved sensor brings 19th century tech back to the future

The promise of the curved sensor is better pictures in even thinner phones.

By June 18, 2014


Mysterious writing in rare 16th-century Homer identified

The mysterious marginalia found in a 16th-century edition of Homer's Odyssey has been identified by a digital humanities student from the Archivio di Stato di Milano in Italy.

By May 6, 2014


Nadella summons Nietzsche in pledging pivot to the future

Microsoft's new CEO borrows a line from the famous 19th century German philosopher, saying the company will maintain "courage in the face of reality." And sell a lot of software while it's at it.

By April 24, 2014


From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013