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Wednesday, Feb 7, 2018 at 05:14 AM PST

SpaceX's Big New Rocket Blasts Off, Puts Sports Car in Space

SpaceX's Big New Rocket Blasts Off, Puts Sports Car in Space

SpaceX's big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red electric sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars. The Falcon Heavy rose from the same launch pad used by NASA...

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 10:53 AM PST

Study of Rats Reveals Cellphone Radiation Risk Is Low

Study of Rats Reveals Cellphone Radiation Risk Is Low

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health found low risk of radiations affecting human bodies, according to a new study that exposed rats and mice to high levels of radio frequency radiation nine hours...

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 05:21 AM PST

SpaceX's New Monster Rocket Ready for First Test Flight

SpaceX's New Monster Rocket Ready for First Test Flight

SpaceX's hot new monster rocket makes its launch debut this week, blasting off from the same pad that hoisted men to the moon a half-century ago. The Falcon Heavy won't surpass NASA's Saturn V moon rocket,...

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 02:38 AM PST

Alexa on Eagles Win: 'Woo-Hoo!'

Alexa on Eagles Win: 'Woo-Hoo!'

Amazon's Alexa is celebrating with Eagles fans everywhere.

Monday, Feb 5, 2018 at 07:07 PM PST

Google Spinoff, Uber Whale on Each Other as Trial Opens

Google Spinoff, Uber Whale on Each Other as Trial Opens

An epic court battle between Uber and a Google spinoff, centered on the alleged theft of self-driving car technology, began with accusations of sinister plots and other devious behavior lobbed in both direction...

Friday, Feb 2, 2018 at 10:52 AM PST

YouTube Begins Flagging Videos Backed by Governments

YouTube Begins Flagging Videos Backed by Governments

YouTube says it has started flagging videos provided by news outlets that receive government backing. The move is part of a commitment that its parent company, Google, made last year when it was hauled before...

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 11:06 AM PST

Elon Musk's Flamethrowers Are Already Sold Out

Elon Musk's Flamethrowers Are Already Sold Out

Elon Musk has a hot new product on his hands. The Los Angeles entrepreneur, who also leads Tesla and SpaceX, has been advertising flamethrowers sold by his tunnel-boring business Boring Co., and they've...

Thursday, Feb 1, 2018 at 09:09 AM PST

NASA Turns Selfies by Mars Rover Into Stunning Self-Portrait

NASA Turns Selfies by Mars Rover Into Stunning Self-Portrait

NASA has transformed selfies taken by its Mars rover Curiosity into a stunning self-portrait. Released this week, the photo shows Curiosity in the middle of the dusty, red Martian terrain, with Mount Sharp...

Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 03:24 PM PST
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By Rudy Chinchilla

Explorer 1: 60 Years of the First U.S. Satellite in Space

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration is celebrating the 60th annive...View gallery

  • Explorer 1 Model With Cutaway Showing Science Components
  • Inside Explorer 1
  • A Successful Launch
Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 at 05:48 PM PST

1.4M Twitter Users May Have Seen Election Propaganda

1.4M Twitter Users May Have Seen Election Propaganda

The number of Twitter users who may have interacted with Russian propaganda accounts during the months leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election has "expanded" to at least 1.4 million, the company...

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