A robotic arm, equipped with audio and video hardware, provides a direct link from the supervisor to the situation and machinery. The arm also contains a projector, so the supervisor can literally draw out a plan of attack and overlay it on the onsite engineer's view.
MAVEN is going to dabble in atmospheric forensics, looking at Martian solar winds and gathering data to figure out a bit more about how the planet's atmosphere decayed. You can use that as inspiration for your haiku.
For the first time, a tiny, insect-like robot flew in a video released today -- the first step to an army of RoboBees.
In quantum hacking, messages are sent from Alice to Bob. But if the Institute for Quantum Computing's contract hacker is successful, Eve gets the information instead.
Editor's Pick Researchers use microscopic tools to create a stop-motion animated film with atoms.They also use it to create Star Trek images.
Virgin Galactic successfully paired up its SpaceShip2 spacecraft with a special rocket engine for its first flight as a unit. It goes fast.
The storm is the size of two Earths. Its eye alone is a massive 1,250 miles wide. Strangely, the storm has gravitated toward the planet's north pole and exists without oceans and with very little water vapor.
"Can you hear me now?" For telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell, the answer is yes.
The Atom is a bicycle accessory that charges USB-powered devices using energy generated by the cyclist. This little 300 gram gadget mounts onto your bike and captures your kinetic energy while you cruise around town.
The company is looking for “mature and interesting” folks. Basically what that means is that there are no professional or academic prerequisites, and anyone can apply.
The White House is celebrating its third science fair today where you'll see new biofuels, robots, and more. All from the kids of America.
I'm still pretty amazed that, as I go about my mundane daily routine, there will be two men performing a spacewalk from a football field-sized space station, which is getting livestreamed via Ustream today.
3D-printed space technology is no longer science fiction, as NASA and other space companies are making it a reality.
During a session titled "mobile frontiers" at DEMO Mobile, five startups presented their products that are pushing the boundaries of mobile computing. These entrepreneurs are combining advanced technology with huge, creative ideas to usher in the future for smartphones.
If you've always felt like a pioneer, but never had the opportunity, Mars One will begin accepting video applications to its Mars colonization project between now and July 2013.
My capacity for patience is quite low when it comes to waiting on my smartphone or tablet to charge. And I doubt I'm the only one.
Stanford researchers have come up with a reflective panel that not only bounces back solar radiation, it also reflects heat at a wavelength designed to send the infrared waves straight back into space.
Today Fenwick & West released a study stating that the number of life science financings continued to decline in 2012, falling by more than $5 billion over the past five years.
Researchers have successfully re-grown and implanted a kidney into a rat by washing away the cells of the last guy who used it.
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield walks us through how he sleeps in space.