The nearest star beyond our own sun is 4 light-years away, but not long ago (in terms of cosmic time) a small binary star system buzzed the edge of our solar system, coming five times closer to Earth.
3D Systems announces the ChefJet series of 3D printers, which can print candies and sugar sculptures.
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If you don't mind sticking to small print jobs, the Cube 3 is as good as it gets for a compact 3D printer.
An Oculus Rift VR headset and a 4G network in Spain let CNET's Roger Cheng control earth-moving heavy equipment in Sweden.
Using actual photos and other research data, a Swedish graphic designer and director has created a short film that's truly transportive.
The ThinkGeek Planetary Glass Set is a set of 10 drinking glasses made to look like the Sun and the planets -- even Pluto.
NASA's Kepler mission helps locate a solar system stocked with Earth-sized planets that dates back 11.2 billion years.
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.
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.
Vkansee has a working model of an optical fingerprint sensor that it claims is more accurate and secure than the competition.