On the 46th anniversary of humanity's first steps on the moon, Kickstarter and the Smithsonian team up to save -- and display -- a vital piece of space history.
Technically Incorrect: Citing safety concerns, the Smithsonian goes draconian on the world's latest essential gadget.
The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.
In a series of events that sounds like an Edward Gorey tale, a new species of bat has been discovered by surprise and named accordingly.
Researchers have found teeny tiny teeth in a creature half a billion years old so strange it was named Hallucigenia.
The online video services hopes the iconic sitcom will bring in more subscribers, especially among the younger crowd.
Scientists have identified structures that appear to be red blood cells and collagen-like fibres in dinosaur bones dating back to the Cretaceous.
There are no special effects in this video, which makes it all the more special.
The museum's new online 3D viewer lets you examine such objects as the life mask of Abraham Lincoln, the Wright brothers' first plane, and Amelia Earhart's flight suit.
A new technique for salvaging recordings from delicate antiques has allowed Thomas Edison's talking dolls to find their lost voices.