Bill Nye and The Planetary Society want to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May.
There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?
Big Blue's researchers have demonstrated fiber-optic technology that could help computers break through today's speed limits by transferring data faster.
Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?
Using Intel's silicon photonics chips, Fujitsu demonstrates how fiber-optic links can replace copper wires to handle PCI Express data transfer. The result: a machine that's easier to keep cool.
Physicists have built a tractor beam out of lasers that can both repel and attract objects across distances 100 times farther than previously possible.
With 4K video and cloud computing on the rise, the Chinese company argues that fixed broadband must improve.
In another breakthrough in the weird, wonky world of quantum physics, researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance with a novel technique -- inching us closer to the rise of a 'quantum Internet.'
Researchers are working on glass that could detect fluids simply through contact, which may hold medical benefits.
Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.