Solar plane lands in Hawaii after record-breaking flight (Update 2)
A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
Evidence for stable room-temperature skyrmions
In research published in Nature Communications, researchers from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science in Japan, along with collaborators in Europe and Japan, have identified a class of materials that d ...
Solar Impulse reaches half way in Japan-US leg
A solar-powered aircraft flying between Japan and Hawaii as part of a round-the-world bid passed the halfway point of the perilous Pacific Ocean crossing Wednesday, and smashed its own endurance record.
Banjo's ability to track events in real time gives clients competitive edge
A dozen massive television screens hang inside Banjo's war room in a nondescript office park here beaming streams of social media data, 24-hour news networks and an animated, spinning globe highlighting hot spots of activity ...
Solar Impulse reaches quarter way point in Japan-US flight
A solar-powered aircraft on a round-the-world flight was high above the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, over a quarter of the way to Hawaii after leaving Japan, the mission website showed.
Solar Impulse leaves Japan on delayed Pacific flight (Update)
The revolutionary Solar Impulse 2 aircraft passed "the point of no return" Monday after it left Japan bound for Hawaii, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the ...
Solar Impulse beats new record, but pilot 'tired'
A solar-powered aircraft flying from Japan to Hawaii on the most perilous leg of a round-the-globe bid has beaten the record for the longest solo flight, organizers said Thursday.
Toyota, Nissan, Honda back hydrogen stations for fuel cells
Toyota, Nissan and Honda are working together to get more fuel cell vehicles on roads in what they call Japan's big push toward "a hydrogen society."
Now comes the SpaceX rocket whodunit: A complex mystery
A rocket's dead, blown to bits in public view. Now it's time for "Rocket Science CSI."
Solar Impulse could be stuck in Japan for a year: pilot
A solar-powered plane attempting to fly around the world must cross the Pacific within a few weeks or it could remain stuck in Japan for a year, its pilot said in an interview published Thursday.
Softbank's childlike robot with 'heart' set to go on sale
Technology company Softbank's Pepper robot is going on sale in Japan on Saturday, equipped with a "heart" designed to not only recognize human emotions but react with simulations of anger, joy and irritation.
Solar Impulse Japan take off postponed
A solar-powered plane on a mission to fly around the world was back in its mobile hangar Wednesday, after take off from Japan was postponed at the 11th hour because of bad weather over the Pacific Ocean.
Afternoon shadows shed new light on iconic 'VJ Day Kiss' photograph
It is, perhaps, the most iconic kiss in American history—a U.S. sailor and a woman in white impulsively locking lips in New York City's Times Square to celebrate Japan's surrender and the end of World War ...
Solar Impulse set to take off early Wednesday
A solar-powered plane that has been trapped in Japan for three weeks by the rainy season is set to take off for Hawaii early Wednesday, the team said.