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Solar-powered plane embarks on longest leg of round-the-world flight

The Solar Impulse 2, which is entirely powered by solar energy, is attempting to fly from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii. The flight will take approximately five days.

By June 29, 2015


Chatty app from Facebook helps the sight-impaired 'see'

The VisualQ&A app answers questions about a photo and is just one of the artificial intelligence advances being developed by Facebook.

By November 3, 2015


Bubbly, floating water ball on the ISS might show a future industry

One aspiring space industrialist thinks a viral video of weird air bubbles inside a floating ball of water could help build a new space economy.

By October 23, 2015


Hottest, most massive pair of joined stars is heading for spectacular disaster

Two suns are spotted touching, a dramatic last contact before the end. But will they merge into one or follow "a new evolutionary path" leading to binary black holes?

By October 22, 2015


There are blue skies on Pluto, NASA says

The first images of Pluto's atmospheric hazes sent back by the New Horizons spacecraft show that mornings there might not be so different from Earth's -- in at least one way.

By October 8, 2015


One spec Apple didn't improve in iPhone 6S: Battery life

Commentary: The one thing many people wanted in the next iPhone was better battery life. They didn't get it.

By September 10, 2015


One billion people used Facebook on Monday

During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on Earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By August 27, 2015


Tomorrow Daily: This robot can make balloon animals on cue

We're impressed with Resquared's Highly Dextrous Manipulation System (HDMS) robot, but there's more to it than just cutting paper snowflakes and twisting together balloon animals. HDMS may someday be used to disarm explosives, inspect packages and remove flammable materials.

By February 9, 2015


Stunning photo catches space station in transit over the full moon

While other eyes were on Jupiter and Venus, one photographer snapped a beautiful photo of the full moon -- complete with International Space Station.

By July 2, 2015


Astronomers make a real five-star find

Astronomers have found the very first quintuple star system consisting of two sets of eclipsing binary stars and one solo star.

By July 8, 2015