To win the Google Lunar XPrize, you not only need to land a rover on the moon by the end of 2015, you'll also need to send high-definition footage back to Earth to document the journey. We join Team Part-Time Scientists in Germany for an early systems test.
Eighteen teams are in a race to get to the moon, with a $30 million payoff. Team Part-Time Scientists recently explored a simulated lunar surface in Bremen, Germany.
With an eye on the Lunar X Prize, a 100-member team of experts are trying to develop quick-response rover technology they hope will alter the way robots explore the moon and beyond.
Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.
Dawn's first color map of Ceres shows the dwarf planet's mottled surface hints at a vibrant and active past.
There's still $30 million up for grabs in the Google Lunar XPrize, but five teams have taken home interim prizes totaling $5.25 million to help them on their way.
A PhD student developing a new drug that could improve chemotherapy treatment and patient survival rates has described his research over some sick beats.
Researchers are finding no obvious signs of life after digging through thousands of galaxy images in search of advanced civilizations.
Researchers have achieved the first ever pictorial evidence that light can simultaneously behave as a particle and as a wave.
Long fingerlike tendrils poked out from the part of the Red Planet known as the "Martian limb" and astronomers are scratching their heads over the cause.