LOOK UP AND WAVE! OSIRIS-REX ASTEROID PROBE FLIES BY EARTH TODAY

A NASA spacecraft will zoom past Earth today on its way toward a distant asteroid, and you can give the probe a proper send-off.

THE 15 BEST SHIPS ON STAR TREK, FROM V-GER TO THE VENGEANCE

We love the ships in "Star Trek," not only because they travel fast or because they are often used outside of their design parameters,...

 
 
 

NANOSATELLITE BEAMS SMARTPHONE VOICE CALL FOR FIRST TIME

For the first time, a voice call has been made via a nanosatellite using a regular smartphone.

CELEBRATE THE AUTUMN EQUINOX 2017 WITH JUPITER, MOON CONJUNCTION

While residents of the northern half of the Earth prepare for shorter days and colder weather - the first day of fall is Friday - there...

 
 
 

SEAN PENN TO STAR IN HULU'S MARS SPACE DRAMA 'THE FIRST'

Move over, Matt Damon - it's time for a new name-brand Hollywood actor to take the stage during a fictional Mars mission. Sean Penn,...

PLATE TECTONICS MAY HAVE BEGUN A BILLION YEARS AFTER EARTH'S BIRTH

The differentiation of oceanic and continental crust could date back 3.5 billion years.

 
 
 

COMET'S 2014 MARS FLYBY CAUSED MOST INTENSE METEOR SHOWER EVER RECORDED

The annual Perseid meteor shower may be great, but it's got nothing on the brief sky show that Comet Siding Spring gave Mars in October...

HOW GRAVITY ASSISTS WORK: ASTEROID PROBE'S 'INTERPLANETARY BILLIARDS' FLYBY EXPLAINED

After already traveling millions of miles into space, a NASA asteroid probe will soon return to Earth to take advantage of the planet's...

 
 
 

ARECIBO OBSERVATORY REMAINS OFFLINE AFTER BEING BUFFETED BY HURRICANE MARIA

The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico remained offline today after Hurricane Maria battered the island on Wednesday , leaving a trail...

MOST POWERFUL COSMIC RAYS COME FROM GALAXIES FAR, FAR AWAY

The highest-energy cosmic rays to bombard Earth apparently come from galaxies far, far away, a new study finds.

 
 
 

ASTRONAUT'S DRAMATIC PHOTOS SHOW HURRICANE MARIA RAGING OVER PUERTO RICO

While Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico with pounding rainfall and dangerously strong winds yesterday , astronauts at the International...

HOW CASSINI MANAGED TO LIVE SUCH A LONG AND USEFUL LIFE AT SATURN

The Cassini mission at Saturn lasted more than twice as long as it was supposed to. What's the secret to its long life?

 
 
 

ATLAS V ROCKET TO LAUNCH US SPY SATELLITE OVERNIGHT TONIGHT: WATCH LIVE

An American spy satellite will launch on a clandestine mission early Friday , and you can follow the spaceflight action live. Liftoff...

SEN. JIM BRIDENSTINE OUTLINES CHALLENGES HE FORESEES FOR NASA

The nominee to be the next administrator of NASA says that he believes the agency's top challenges include maintaining "consistency...

 
 
 

2 MONSTER BLACK HOLES SPOTTED AT GALAXY'S HEART

Not one but two gigantic black holes lurk at the heart of the distant spiral galaxy NGC 7674, a new study suggests.

NEW HORIZONS PROBE WAKES FROM 5-MONTH SLUMBER

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is zooming through the outer solar system with its eyes open once again.

 
 
 

STRATOLAUNCH'S GIANT ROCKET-LAUNCHING AIRCRAFT PASSES ENGINE TEST

Stratolaunch announced Sept. 19 that the company has achieved another milestone in the development of a unique giant aircraft that...

ASTEROIDS: FUN FACTS AND INFORMATION ABOUT ASTEROIDS

Learn about the size, shape and composition of asteroids as well as their history, naming conventions, and plans to mine asteroids...

 
 
 

HURRICANE MARIA SLAMS PUERTO RICO'S ARECIBO OBSERVATORY

Now that the worst of Hurricane Maria has passed, Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory is preparing to start surveying the damage.

THE ARECIBO OBSERVATORY: PUERTO RICO'S GIANT RADIO TELESCOPE IN PHOTOS

The Arecibo Observatory is an icon of astronomy. The giant radio telescope in Puerto Rico is the second-largest of its kind on Earth....

 
 
 



Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Watch the iPhone 8 Get Torched and Bent in Torture Video

Apple's iPhone 8 can withstand quite the beating, a new study finds. Read more ...

Uber has lost its license to operate in London

Uber has lost its license to operate in London

Uber has lost its license to operate in London, dealing a massive blow to the beleaguered-yet-hugely-popular taxi hailing app company. The company's current license to operate... Read more ...

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint could announce their merger in October

T-Mobile and Sprint's on-again, off-again merger talks may be nearing a conclusion. Reuters reports that the two companies are now “close” to reaching “tentative terms” on a... Read more ...

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

IPhone 8 teardown has more bad news about repairability

The iPhone 8 is hitting stores today, and like clockwork, iFixit has delivered its teardown of Apple's latest flagship. With these iFixit teardowns, Apple products seem to be... Read more ...

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Awesome Xbox One X accessories you need for the best overall experience

Xbox One X preorders are now live across the world, but what if you want something more ? The Xbox One X is Microsoft's beastly new console, sporting six teraflops of... Read more ...

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

Walmart wants to walk into your home and put groceries in your refrigerator

Walmart is testing delivering groceries straight to your fridge when you're not home. On Friday, the retailer giant announced a partnership with smart lock startup August Home... Read more ...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good...

Almost no one lined up for the new iPhone in London - but that could be good news for Apple

The endless queues to buy the new iPhone are over. Maybe. Business Insider went to Apple's flagship London store on Regent Street this morning to see how much buzz the new... Read more ...

PUBG developer says it has ‘growing concerns' over Epic's similar game Fortnite

PUBG developer says it has ‘growing concerns' over Epic's similar game Fortnite

With the breakout success of battle royale shooter PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds , it was inevitable that other studios would start creating similar experiences. One of the... Read more ...

Isle of Dogs: le trailer du prochain Wes Anderson a du chien

Isle of Dogs:  le trailer du prochain Wes Anderson a du chien

Un très gros casting, des chiens, une île, des ordures et du stop motion : voici le premier trailer du prochain film d'animation de Wes Anderson. Read more ...

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Best taxi apps: Uber alternatives to get you a cab in London

Following the news that Transport for London will not renew Uber's license after 30 September, many Londoners will be wondering what other ways there are to get around the... Read more ...