The closest look ever at a new comet will happen when the mountain-size comet Siding Spring buzzes past Mars this weekend.
The Air Force says that the almost one-of-a-kind spacecraft "conducted on-orbit experiments" in the the longest-ever mission for the X-37B program.
A new company called Mesoloft will rocket your ashes to near space, where they will likely traverse the globe before becoming the seeds of raindrops and snowflakes.
At a time when we spend more of our time indoors, a new study suggests that kids regularly exposed to nature do better on standardized tests.
A special photographic technique turns a match strike into a dazzling 37 seconds of "who knew?"
Next month, a lander named Philae will detach from the European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft and attach itself to a comet for a ride around the sun. What the landing spot is called is up to us.
Researchers have developed a type of breathalyser that can diagnose dolphin health by measuring the metabolites in their breath.
The company says it's looking for 10 companies to participate in a robotics accelerator. The win for Qualcomm: open up a new market for its Snapdragon chip.
A gorgeous pic snapped by Cassini shows the outer rings of Saturn in crisp detail, with ice moon Tethys bringing up the rear.
Doctors have saved the life of a newborn baby with the aid of a 3D printed model that helped them plan his heart surgery.
This solar-powered 3D printer fits in a suitcase and can replicate itself or print parts to build an even larger 3D printer.
The ready-to-fly camera-toting quadcopter can now be controlled from more than 2,000 feet away, while a new three-axis gimbal keeps your shots nice and steady.
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