Video of the spectacular crash of an unmanned Russian rocket spread around the Web today. What went wrong with Russia's space workhorse? The workhorse of Russia's commercial space operations crashed spectacularly
Windmills aren't the solitary, squeaky sentinels spinning on the horizon anymore. They've evolved into sleek towers with blades hundreds of feet long, grouped together in massive wind farms. Wind energy
The Revolutionizing Prosthetics program has led to two parallel research paths investigating new ways to build arm prostheses that users can control with their brains. Former Army Staff Sgt. Glen Lehman,
Planes, satellites, and scientists scan the southern U.S. for climate change insight. The Earth's atmosphere is a swirling soup of organic gases and aerosols, a continuing chemical reaction that envelops
As elephant poaching reaches an all-time high, researchers have discovered a way to single out black-market ivory by using Cold War-era radiation. At the rim of a jungle pond near the Sudanese border the
Oops. As Plato said, "science is nothing but perception," and these 10 accidental acts of discovery embody the sentiment. Of course, it helps to be a leading scientist in the field—devoting your life the
This technology could someday help paralyzed and impaired patients interact with the physical world. On an autumn afternoon in 2011, five normal humans became telekinetic aviators in a school gymnasium.