It's a spectacle that won't repeat for another century the sight of Venus slowly inching across the face of the sun.
(AP) A rocket carrying an Intelsat satellite has successfully lifted off from the oceangoing Sea Launch platform on the equator.
A federal judge on Thursday put a stake in the heart of Oracle's big-money lawsuit against Google by ruling that the application programming interfaces (APIs) at issue can't be copyrighted.
(AP) Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp. says it is upgrading its current displays to make them slimmer and clearer.
(AP) A federal judge in New York has granted class certification to authors challenging Internet search leader Google over its plans for the world's largest digital library.
(AP) Taiwan's struggling computer makers will use next week's Computex show to promote a new generation of ultra-thin laptops that might be their last hope of turning back the seemingly unstoppable ...
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will soon get a special screening of "The Avengers," the blockbuster movie about superheroes defending Earth from aliens.
(AP) A strong earthquake has hit eastern Indonesia. There are no immediate reports of damage or casualties.
Activision Blizzard on Thursday announced a settlement in a legal war that began two years ago with developers behind the blockbuster "Call of Duty" videogame franchise.
A massive online piracy case against file-sharing website Megaupload was "flawed" and likely to be dismissed in a US court within a month, the site's chief lawyer has said.
Many boys say they would prefer a male befriender according to early findings, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Yet, less than a quarter of UK volunteer child befrienders are men.
In this month's Physics World, Sidney Perkowitz, Candler Professor of Physics Emeritus at Emory University, explains how applied physics led to the innovation of flameless cooking in the late 19th century and addresses the ch ...
The scientific community needs to make a 10-year, $100 billion investment in food and energy security, says Carnegie's Wolf Frommer and Tom Brutnell of the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in an opinion piece published ...