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.
Scottevest applied its gadget-pocket-crazy philosophy to lab coats, so we handed one off to a real live scientist to test out in a lab.
A famous prison-break mystery gets a new wrinkle as scientists examine a hydraulic model that gives the escapees a brief window for a survivable run.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Nebraska say that the algae virus affects human cognitive functions.
Flexible plastic bricks smoosh together like Lego, but could actually become building components for soft robots.
Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.
In another breakthrough in the weird, wonky world of quantum physics, researchers teleport data an unprecedented distance with a novel technique -- inching us closer to the rise of a 'quantum Internet.'
A new catalogue of the visible Milky Way is the most detailed yet, charting 219 million distinct stars in the region we can see from Earth.