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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


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


Virgin Galactic again notches successful supersonic test flight

The third such test flight examined the spaceship's reaction control system and thermal protection.

By January 14, 2014


​Startup lands $100 million to challenge smartphone superpowers Apple and Google

With a Firefox OS offshoot called H5OS, Acadine Technologies hopes to succeed where Microsoft and others have failed. A China-run backer has begun paying the bills.

By July 15, 2015


Get up close and supersonic with Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo

Thanks to a new video shot from the tail of SpaceShipTwo, we can see what space tourism might look like, at least from the window view that $250,000 buys.

By September 6, 2013


Virgin Galactic aircraft cruises to supersonic speeds

The commercial spaceline, co-owned by billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Group, just pushed its flagship aircraft higher and faster than ever before in a second rocket-powered flight.

By September 5, 2013