Exclusive interview: Sir Jonathan Ive tells Rhiannon Williams how the Apple Pencil came to be, and why old habits shouldn’t always die hard Reinventing an object billions of people across the world know
A new book on how Dark Matter may have finished off the dinosaurs is just one example of unexpected connections Dark Matter is the name we give to the substance which permeates the galaxies, including
Who said scientists can't be world-famous celebrities? Earlier this month, nearly $22 million in Breakthrough Prizes were handed out to the world's top researchers in physics, the life sciences and mathematics.
Earth may have stolen away water that would otherwise have gone to the moon. New research suggests that after the impact that formed the Earth and its moon, our planet may have snatched up easily vaporized
The origin of Earth’s water is a bit of a mystery. While water is common in our solar system, it’s much more common in the outer solar system, such as Jupiter’s moon Europa or Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
The worst outcome: We just sort of get used to long wars “We're not still in these wars because we haven't figured out the right tactical formation,” Marine veteran and writer Elliot Ackerman told an on
This year especially, artificial intelligence (AI) has had a renaissance — Tesla pushed their self-driving autopilot out to all eligible cars, and Google and Facebook have both announced large investments
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden warns that too little is being done to remove debris from space, an issue that has drawn plenty of attention this week after an unknown object made a fiery entry into
We have the first confirmed footage of the mysterious space junk WT1190F burning up in Earth's atmosphere, and it's amazing
Earlier this morning a piece of space junk called WT1190F entered Earth's atmosphere and disintegrated. Here's some of the only confirmed footage of the spectacular event we've seen: This footage was by
From the mid-1800s through the early 1900s, many scientists were convinced that a mysterious planet "Vulcan" lurked between Mercury and the sun. Einstein eventually proved them all wrong. National Geographic
If you grew up in the US, then NASA's astronaut program is the one with which you're probably most familiar, but just how much do you know about the selection process? Between 4,000 and 8,000 people apply
(CNN) — El Malahim. Ragnarok. Armageddon. Those are terms we use to describe the end of the world. As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity this November,
The exoplanet, dubbed GJ 1132b, is about the size of Earth and lives in a solar system roughly 39 light-years from Earth, a team of scientists reported in the November 12, 2015, issue of the journal Nature.
Such events are very rare, but astronomers managed to record incredible footage of the aftermath this summer. The black hole is part of star system called V404 Cygni. The black hole is about 12 times massive
John Hofmeister, former president of Shell Oil USA, was opining on cable TV on Friday about the rebound of the oil industry and the need for prices to stabilize, saying “the volatility is killing the Like
BAE Systems has bought a 20% stake in a company developing a radical engine that could propel aircraft into space. BAE is paying £20.6m for the stake in Reaction Engines, which is developing a hybrid engine
The lithium-air battery is the holy grail of energy storage only better. Now, thanks to a breakthrough made by scientists at Cambridge University, it may also be a lot closer to commercial reality than
And they're still dreaming. But thanks to the efforts of the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, experts hope that might soon change. Last year, after 1.1 million construction hours, the institute