Surf's up at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in California. The SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory's linear accelerator cuts through the grass and trees just west of Stanford University in running
1 SNES CD The story of the SNES CD system is a long and complicated one. It started in 1988 with Nintendo partnering with Sony – then yet to be established as a console giant – to update the SNES. The
The company finally unveiled its first hardware product on Wednesday. It's called Onyx. Jesse Robbins, cofounder and CEO of OnBeep, dropped by Business Insider's offices in New York City last week to us
It may be set in the distant future, but the movie highlights the issues that stymie space travel today. A few years ago, I caught a glimpse of one of the biggest obstacles to space exploration. In a theater
With 95 percent of the ocean unexplored, scientists barely understand life beneath the waves. In the July 1963 issue of Popular Science, we detailed the work of Jacques Cousteau, an oceanographer who building
Sir Richard Branson acknowledged on Saturday that his dream of commercial space tourism may have ended in the explosion that consumed Virgin Galactic’s test craft SpaceShipTwo in the skies above California’s
Within a few days, scientists will manoeuvre Europe’s £1bn Rosetta spacecraft directly above a massive ball of ice, dust and organic chemicals called Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko. Then they will transmit
(YouTube) “Grand Theft Auto: Salil al-Sawarem” joins the well-trafficked genre of games that exploit the Middle East conflict November 1, 2014 2:29pm (UTC) “Your games which are producing from you, we
A Virgin Galactic spacecraft crashed after an explosion during a test flight over the Mojave desert on Friday, killing one of the pilots, seriously injuring another and leaving debris scattered over a
Scientists have long-known that our human ancestors got down and dirty with Neanderthals. But when exactly did this interbreeding first occur? A study from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Heart (Gen Epic Solutions via Shutterstock) This procedure could save 30 percent more lives October 24, 2014 8:50pm (UTC) Australian surgeons transplanted "dead" hearts into patients for the first time
The 4M spacecraft, launched aboard a Chinese rocket, will be sending signals to anyone willing to listen. The first privately funded lunar mission launched today. The mission involves sending a 31-pound
Why you need to make these pumpkin beer brownies right freakin’ now It’s pumpkin season, and, if you’re anything like me, you’re tired of hearing the phrase “pumpkin spice [fill in the blank].” Don’t me
A new vehicle design could enable same-day shipping from the ISS to Earth, making science experiments in microgravity cheaper and easier. It’s easy to forget that the International Space Station isn’t
The technology sounds simultaneously fake and dangerous: Strap on a headset and send targeted electrical currents into your brain for about 15 minutes to get more energy, improve your focus or calm down.
After the Times story dropped, the Daily Beast’s Eli Lake reported that in 2005 and 2006, some Republicans tried to get the Bush White House to go public with the remnants of Iraq’s dilapidated chemical
Can the company do what's never been done before? Researchers at Lockheed Martin made headlines this week with the announcement that they are on the fast track to building a nuclear fusion reactor. But
If a Russian submarine really has been stranded off the coast of Sweden, it raises the question - what could it have been getting up to? Roland Oliphant explains If the Swedish navy’s hunt for a missing
(CNN) — A second worker tests positive for Ebola at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. A nurses' union issues a blistering critique. And WHO fears the outbreak will get far worse before it gets better.
Cafe Racer Dreams is one of the most prolific outfits on the custom motorcycle circuit. An incredible fifty builds have already rolled out the Spanish workshop’s doors—each one as stylish as the next.
(CNN) — The U.S. Air Force's mysterious unmanned space plane, the X-37B, is about to come back to Earth after nearly two years in orbit on a mission the military won't tell us much about. The X-37B is
Science News An American physicist and two Japanese colleagues shared the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for creating light-emitting diodes that shine in blue wavelengths — a crucial invention that
Declassified Photos Show The US's Final Preparations For The Nuclear Attacks On Hiroshima And Nagasaki
Many things are known about the sequence of events leading up to the dropping of the bombs, known as "Little Boy" and "Fat Man," which were loaded onto airplanes on the North Field airbase on Tinian Island,