A collection of autonomous robots designed to scuttle around on distant planets looking for resources and material in much the same way that members of insect colonies do on Earth are currently being tested by NASA engineers. The robots,...Show More Summary
NASA's Swarmies look more like toys than space robots. You'd be forgiven for thinking there isn't much to them - though you'd be wrong. Connected to one another by a sort of wireless 'group mind;' these little 'bots could very well serve as the vanguard of interstellar exploration.
After years of rumors and speculation, developer 2K Games on Wednesday released a universal iOS port of BioShock, finally bringing the critically acclaimed first-person shooter to Apple's portable devices.
George Clooney gets a visit from his fiancee Amal Alamuddin on the set of a commercial on Wednesday (August 27) in Cernobbio, Italy. The 53-year-old actor is working on a Nespresso commercial alongside his The Monuments Men co-star Jean Dujardin. He let his love Amal stand on the sidelines and watch the action from the [...]
Earlier this month, 2K Games announced that it would be bringing its landmark horror-shooter BioShock to the iPhone and iPad. Tonight, the game finally arrived on the App Store in most of its original glory. The story, game mechanics, level design, and audio have all be ported to the mobile devices, though the graphics have […]
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has passed up a chance to drill a rock nicknamed "Bonanza King" because of its worrying wobble, officials at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory say.
Upstarts like SpaceX might get most of the attention, but let's not forget that NASA -- you know, the folks who actually put 12 guys on the moon -- isn't done pushing to explore the heavens just yet. Case in point: the agency is working on a whopper...
After starring for the United States in the 2012 London Summer Olympics, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony all declined to participate in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Big men Kevin Love and LaMarcus Aldridge joined them. Blake...Show More Summary
Today, NASA has officially committed to build the new Space Launch System, the world's most powerful rocket ever, which hopefully will take us to Mars by 2030. The program is now set for development—the 'first time that an exploration class vehicle has gotten this status since the space shuttle.' Read more...
Just in time for the iPhone 6, an internal memo sent to employees at Costco stores indicates that the company will beging offerring AppleCare+ on iPhones and iPads sold through its wireless kiosks tomorrow. The notice details the process for selling the extended warranties and states that the offer only applies to “connected/embedded iPads” sold […]
As the National Women’s Soccer League culminates its second season Sunday with FC Kansas City visiting the Seattle Reign for the title, the nine-team operation is already planning ahead for a third year fraught with scheduling issues. The Women’s World Cup next summer in Canada falls in the middle of the NWSL season. With clubs […]
An announcement Wednesday by NASA that the first launch of the agency’s Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket could slip by nearly a year has led one key senator to suggest the program needs some budgetary help. NASA announced Wednesday that the SLS passed its Key Decision Point C (KDP-C) review, an assessment of the [...]
By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - NASA’s new heavy-lift rocket, designed to fly astronauts to the moon, asteroids and eventually Mars, likely will not have its debut test flight until November 2018, nearly a year later than previous estimates, agency officials said on Wednesday. Show More Summary
NASA will build a huge new heavy-lift Space Launch System rocket to propel astronauts on flights to nearby asteroids and eventually Mars
Lleyton Hewitt's 14th US Open ended in his first straight sets defeat at the tournament for eight years, but the 2001 champion won't talk about retirement, no matter how many times he is asked. The 33-year-old former world number one,...Show More Summary
Are you itching to play the original BioShock on your iPhone or iPad? Then get ready, because it’s coming to the App Store tonight. The iOS port of the 2007 classic will clock in right near Apple’s 2GB app size limit, … Read more ›
More and more companies want to help you monitor your home or apartment via your iPhone or iPad, and Simplicam has a new system that is attracting some attention. Simplicam provides a camera that works with your home WiFi, free iOS apps to monitor...
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Astronomers have for the first time caught a glimpse of the earliest stages of massive galaxy construction. The building site, dubbed "Sparky," is a dense galactic core blazing with the light of millions of newborn stars that are forming...Show More Summary