The big demo at the "Future is Here Festival" over the weekend came courtesy of a hydrogen-peroxide-powered jetpack.
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.
The Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum adds an iPad app to its collection. But how do you exhibit and preserve software? Apparently, the same way you run a panda-breeding program.
A new effort at the Smithsonian will create digital 3D models and physical 3D printed of many of the objects in its archives, a step that could help researchers and educators alike.
A new effort under way at the world's largest museum and research institution could eventually mean more of its 137 million objects will be publicly available, even if just via 3D digital models.
An Arizona State University engineering student has revved up a jetpack that helps runners move faster while expending less energy.
A portrait of a bearded man has been revealed under an early blue period Picasso.
A newly revealed rocky mega-planet shows the universe was capable of creating extraterrestrial-friendly worlds shortly after the Big Bang.
This spring, hundreds of long-buried Atari cartridges were excavated from a landfill. Here's the full list of what was found and what's next for these plastic pieces of geek history.
Furniture and other objects designed by 18th century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi have been given form thanks to 3D printing.