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Nobel Laureate Says Physics Is in Need of a Revolution

In the early 1970s, David J. Gross exposed the hidden structure of the atomic nucleus. He helped to reinvent string theory in the 1980s. In 2004, he …

This morning’s moon

The June 5, 2013 moon. It’s now waning and in the sky only before dawn. Soon, though, the moon will be back in the evening sky, waxing toward a …

MIT's Magic Bag Of Sand

It starts on a highway.<p>The camera pushes in. And there, near the meridian line, you see a faint scattering of red lights. Something is in the tar. And it's glowing.<p>One by one, teeny red cubes, with delicate circuitry on their sides, squeeze themselves out of the suddenly soft road and start to …

New, more accurate, more secure GPS III satellite completes testing at Lockheed Martin

The US Air Force, which manages the network of 31 operation global positioning system (GPS) satellites, is gearing up to upgrade some of its fleet with new, more accurate, more secure satellites. Called GPS III, the first of these new satellites just concluded testing at aerospace company Lockheed …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013

PhysicsWhy Do You Feel Lighter at the Top of a Ferris Wheel?<p>Author: Rhett AllainRhett Allain<p>EcologyHow Plastic Straws Slip Through the Cracks of …

Visions of the universe: 20 historic images - Telegraph

Apple Planning 'Something Really Different' for New Mac Pro

The new Mac Pro model, expected later this year, is "something really different" according to a video professional who says he spoke with the Mac Pro product manager.<p>Writing on the RedUser.net forum, Andrew Baird says he spoke to Mac Pro project manager Douglas Brooks on the phone after emailing …

A preview of the future: Fujitsu's ultrathin 3200 x 1800 ultrabook

Fujitsu’s UH90 is the company’s first Haswell ultrabook — the world’s thinnest, it says, at 15.5 millimeters, and with a new construction method that lets it support up to 440 pounds. But what really sets it apart is Sharp’s IGZO display, which, at 3200 x 1800 pixels and 262 ppi, is one of the …

NASA creates eye-popping 160-megapixel image of our two nearest galaxies (video)

NASA is determined to bring the final frontier closer than ever -- or at least a small, photographic slice of it. Using NASA's Swift satellite, astrophysicists at Goddard Space Flight Center and Pennsylvania State University were able to create a stunningly detailed survey of the two galaxies …