(CNN) — Wearing a nearly 5-inch coat of carbon-composite solar shields, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will explore the sun's atmosphere in a mission that begins in the summer of 2018. It's not a journey that
Perhaps gravity’s oddest prediction is the existence of black holes: regions of space where gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light, can escape. Only through gravitational effects, such as by
Developers and executives discuss the hybrid system. Four days from today, Nintendo's latest console will go on sale. A little over four years since the launch of Wii U, a little over four months since
It is by peering into the universe – not ourselves – that we understand the meaning of life We are obsessed with ourselves. We study our history, our psychology, our philosophy, our gods. Much of our revolves
The trailer for Nintendo's new Switch console plays like a Mission Impossible heist. Just when you think Tom Cruise is stumped, his gadget does one more weird trick to save the day. Dog needs to go outside?
In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person. The
Great communication skills are a powerful tool to have in your arsenal. Here are eight proven strategies that will improve yours today. When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we're pretty
The space agency hasn't yet explained why this would happen. NASA has declared an emergency after discovering that its planet-hunting Kepler Spacecraft, now millions of miles away, is not operating properly.
Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that the ability to connect with others is a natural, unteachable trait that belongs to only a lucky few. It's easy to fall prey to this misconception. In
From being a talented musician to walking a dog, there are plenty of traits and behaviors that can amp up your sex appeal to women — especially if you're looking to land a long-term relationship. A growing
Nintendo is working on a new game console. Did you know? You're forgiven if you didn't — Nintendo has been pretty quiet about it, and that's intentional. The console only has a codename: "NX." We don't
No matter how this past year went for you, use these 101 motivational quotes to start 2016 off right. Another year has passed. It's time to start over with a clean slate. Maybe 2015 didn't go the way planned;
Astronomers confirm the discovery of a still-forming exoplanet 450 light years away. Of the thousands of new exoplanetsidentified in the past few years, none has been quite like this one—because it's forming.
Warp speed galaxies come up when I talk about the expansion of the Universe. Perhaps it's dark energy acceleration, or the earliest inflationary period of the Universe when EVERYTHING expanded faster the
From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes,
Stephen Hawking, who once stunned the scientific community by saying that black holes emit radiation, expounded on another groundbreaking theory on Tuesday. "The message of this lecture is that black ain't
We know that our universe has already lived through great number of exciting phases. But new research released overnight shows the universe has long passed its peak and is slowly but surely dying. The
Robin Williams, the much-loved Hollywood comedian and actor, died on August 11 2014. As the comic's life is celebrated in the HBO documentary Come Inside My Mind, Martin Chilton picks 50 of his finest
In an era when the media whips itself into a frenzy over how to make things go viral, and marketers take their cues from big brands, a government entity has quickly and quietly become the darling of the
The Nintendo president, who has died from cancer at the age of 55, brought in a ‘blue ocean’ strategy that would lead to the industry’s most successful consoles On my business card, I am a corporate president.
IDEAS Kluger is Editor at Large for TIME. This week at least, let’s call Pluto a planet. You’d better get used to it, because given the kind of love the little world is getting, it’s an honorific that