US space pioneers to get congressional medals
The US Congress on Wednesday will award the nation's highest civilian honor, the Congressional Gold Medal, to four American astronauts including the first man to walk on the Moon, 81-year-old Neil Armstrong.
Free the quarks: Calculating the strong force
This year sees the 40th anniversary of the ground-breaking proposal that the interactions between quarks becomes weaker as they come closer together, laying the foundations of quantum chromodynamics, or QCD, the modern theory ...
Internet turns 40 with birthday bash
Technology and media stars, pundits and entrepreneurs joined the Internet's father to celebrate the 40th anniversary of his culture-changing child.
Curiosity beams new will.i.am song from Mars
(AP)—Will.i.am has premiered his new single—from Mars.
Floridians strongly support endangered species protections, survey finds
Floridians are ardent fans of endangered species and want to see them protected, even if it means fines for violators or restrictions on personal freedoms, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ...