New research contends that the Milky Way alone is flush with billions of potentially habitable planets -- and that's just one sliver of the universe.
It was a windy, blustery day when Google Lunar XPrize team Hakuto took to the dunes in Hamamatsu to test their rovers. We were there to capture the proceedings.
Fed up with wobbly beach umbrellas that take flight at the slightest breeze? The DrillBeach might be just the thing for you.
Photographer Roland Miller has made it a mission to document space launch sites abandoned across America.
This limited-edition watch features sand from the "Star Wars" set of Tatooine in Tunisia, and is proudly worn by none other than Chewbacca himself.
Tom Hardy takes on the role of Mad Max as the sand flies in a first-look trailer for the 2015 post-apocalyptic film.
If China is the culprit, as intelligence chief James Clapper asserts, the US faces the thorny issue of how to respond.
Though this year's E3 saw plenty of muscle-bound masculine heroes, more playable female characters had their time on stage, too.
Intel's RealSense gesture and facial recognition technology gets artistic with a new lighting installation that renders faces in colourful grains of sand.
In the "Star Trek" universe, humans made contact with aliens in 2063. In the real world, scientists could beat that mark by decades, at least when it comes to detecting signs of life beyond this rock.