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See a supersonic jet's shock waves in mind-bending NASA images

A new technique uses the sun and moon as backgrounds to capture visuals of supersonic shock waves as a crazy-fast jet breaks the sound barrier.

By September 24, 2015


This supersonic fingerprint scanner maps your sweat pores

High-frequency sound waves help this new scanning technology cut through grime, and make authenticating your identity with your finger more secure than ever.

By March 2, 2015


NASA tries to rattle people in its sonic-boom room

The space agency wants to bring back supersonic jet travel over land. The first step? Finding out how much boom people on the ground can handle.

By November 24, 2015


Rocket League free November update introduces low-gravity mode and more

Soccer-with-cars game adding Mutators in November for PlayStation 4 and PC.

By October 27, 2015


NASA spots real 'Death Star' vaporizing a mini planet

Maybe "Star Wars" isn't so fictional after all. NASA's Kepler space telescope discovers a dead star chowing down on a small rocky object.

By October 22, 2015


New camera captures invisible details, sees through the skin of fruit

Microsoft Research teams up with University of Washington to develop a camera that can capture the veins in your hand and other things not visible to the naked eye.

By October 15, 2015


Rocket League's next DLC revealed, here's what it adds

Get the scoop on the PS4 and PC game's Revenge of the Battle-Cars expansion, which is inspired by its predecessor, Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars.

By September 17, 2015


Elon Musk says nuking Mars is the quickest way to make it livable

The SpaceX founder tells Stephen Colbert that a thermonuclear bomb could be key to starting a Martian real estate boom.

By September 10, 2015


Rocket League - hot spinners and smokin' burnouts!

Take a look at what Rocket League's Supersonic Fury DLC has in store for you.

By August 13, 2015


Hubble sees the shimmering wings of a space butterfly

The Twin Jet Nebula looks like a cosmic butterfly -- its shining wings glowing with iridescent colors -- in a new Hubble Space Telescope image.

By August 26, 2015