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Edward Snowden joins Twitter: A public platform for a privacy advocate

The move to the popular social media service makes Snowden, the man who revealed government surveillance programs, more publicly accessible.

By September 29, 2015


Colbert to Neil deGrasse Tyson: Pluto 'has a heart, unlike you'

Watch Stephen Colbert try to coax some love for Pluto out of Neil deGrasse Tyson while they eat Klondike bars and discuss drafting in Nascar.

By July 15, 2015


World of love for Pluto during New Horizons flyby

NASA's New Horizons craft scans the secrets of Pluto and beyond after a nine-year journey. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson calls the NASA mission "a triumph of engineering and the laws of physics."

By July 14, 2015


Cards Against Humanity starts scholarship for women in science

The "party game for horrible people" will use proceeds from its latest expansion pack to do something not quite so horrible.

By March 31, 2015


Taking a virtual-reality tour of the spaceship from 'Interstellar'

South by Southwest festivalgoers get the chance to experience a virtual re-creation of zero gravity and the interior of the Endurance spacecraft from the Oscar-winning film.

By March 14, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: This Unreal Engine 4 demo is jaw-droppingly realistic

You might think you're seeing a virtual tour of a real apartment in Paris, but it's actually a complete fabrication, created on a computer. This little CG apartment might seem like no big deal, but it's a huge testament to what's possible with the newest version of Unreal Engine, and we're excited.

By January 29, 2015


Tomorrow Daily 121: Realistic Unreal Engine 4 demo, a homemade mechanical horse and more

On today's show, we give kudos (and chuckle a bit) at one man's attempt to make a mechanical horse at home, check out a jaw-droppingly realistic render from Unreal Engine 4 and discuss an inflatable planetarium with laser-projected stars inside.

By January 29, 2015


Take a starlit tour of the Planetarium Projector Museum

Optical relics aplenty reside under one roof (parachute actually) at the Planetary Projector Museum in Southern California. Take a video tour.

By January 25, 2013


If the moon was a pixel: a scale model of the solar system

Get your scrolling hand ready. An interactive web page has created a scale model of the solar system, where the moon is the size of just one pixel.

By March 23, 2014


Van Cleef & Arpels puts the solar system on your wrist

The Complication Poétique Midnight Planétarium watch by jeweller Van Cleef & Arpels is a piece of gorgeous luxury inspired by the dance of the planets.

By January 27, 2014