It's a real-life mystery cliffhanger. We've come up with a list of possible reasons a large crater on the biggest object in the asteroid belt looks lit up like a Christmas tree.
Jamie Hyneman builds elaborate robot spiders, then races them with Adam Savage in the final episode of the "Jamie's Racing Spiders" Web series.
Some of the biggest names in tech have warned about the dangers of creating AI, and machines that can think are at the center of Sony's upcoming film. CNET's Bridget Carey asks the movie's stars to weigh in.
The remix masters of Eclectic Method pay tribute to the lightsabers featured in the "Star Wars" saga and to the Jedi masters and Sith Lords who wield them.
Researchers have developed a prototype robotic glove aimed at rehabilitating stroke patients through facilitating movement and exercise.
iRobot's programmable Create 2 gives tech enthusiasts the chance to experiment with robotics.
Saying final goodbyes to personality-filled pet robotic dogs isn't easy. Now that Sony has shut down its AIBO customer support, robot dog owners are holding funerals for their broken pooches.
Taking consumer drones to the next level, 3DR's latest quadcopter can follow you toting a stabilized GoPro camera to record your every move and does it for less than $1,000.
An all-robot press conference in Japan introduced us to CommU and Sota, two of the cutest robots we've ever seen. There's a bit more to them than simply looking "kawaii": they may someday be capable of acting as a kind of robo-companion for Japan's elderly population.
On today's show, we discuss the DARPA Robotics Challenge (and the rebuilt Atlas robot entering the competition), explain how you can sign up for a free online class about alien life (taught by a Harvard professor), and get gooey over the cutest robot press conference of all time.