Market research firm Gartner has boldly predicted that companies using Glass and similar gadgets could save $1 billion a year within three to five years. Hands-free access to the Internet, cameras, conferencing
How Isaac Newton's encounter with that apple ended up helping send rockets into space Newton's equation first appeared in the Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica, July 1687. It describes why that
The shuttle era is over, but graphic artist Luke Wesley Price is determined to keep the memory from fading. A new photography book, written and designed by Price, collects some of "the most breathtaking
We thought we knew how planets form, but the discovery of hundreds outside our Solar System changed all that, even what type of world can house life like ours. Up to only a couple of decades ago the perception
The gravitational orbit of any moon, planet, star or galaxy forms a helix, when you view it traveling through a time dimension
The gravitational orbit of any moon, planet, star or galaxy forms a helix, when you view it traveling through a time dimension. A 3-dimensional helix is a ‘slice’ of the 4-dimensional shape of the orbit
Basic ability in the subject isn't the product of good genes, but hard work. “I’m just not a math person.” We hear it all the time. And we’ve had enough. Because we believe that the idea of “math people”
Even the idlest stroll through Cambridge, England, calls to mind a pantheon of great scientific minds, but none is greater than Isaac Newton, who revolutionized the world of “natural philosophy” while
The best science and technology podcasts, from astronomy for beginners to consumer advice, selected and updated by Pete Naughton SCIENCE Hubblecast Galactic mergers, the Monkey Head Nebula and an operational
A meteorologist explains why the sky is sometimes so colorful. On a recent autumn night here in Washington, D.C., the sun seemed to personify a Dylan Thomas poem: Do not go gentle into that good night
As the seas absorb more carbon dioxide, their pH drops. Can sea life evolve fast enough to cope with changing ocean chemistry? That's the question researchers like Gretchen Hofmann are trying to answer.
The deadly typhoon that swept through the Philippines was one of the strongest ever recorded. But storms nearly this powerful are actually common in the eastern Pacific. Typhoon Haiyan's devastation can
Ending its career as planned A one-ton European Space Agency satellite finally plunged to Earth on Sunday. Dozens of charred pieces of it—the largest pieces could be 200 pounds—likely landed in the Atlantic
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A comet is heading for a close encounter with the sun later this month, and if it is not vaporized or torn apart, it should be visible to the naked eye in December.