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?
Researchers have achieved the first ever pictorial evidence that light can simultaneously behave as a particle and as a wave.
New research might shed light on how we got here by demonstrating that chemical components of our DNA could be produced in the brutal conditions of space.
If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.
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.
Hot tubes of plasma align on the sun's surface in a flower-like pattern to provide a gorgeous view captured at New Jersey's Big Bear Solar Observatory.
Information from the Planck space telescope helped create a stunning new map. It's also shedding light on dark matter and the origins of the universe.
Mozilla is on a path to add core virtual reality support to their Firefox browser, and Khail and Ashley are "scarexcited" about it. Will we ever leave the internet if we can experience it in a VR headset?
The space agency is promoting some of the 1,000 planets discovered by the Kepler Mission in the style of vintage travel posters.