It's hard to imagine life today without computers, but computer technology was not warmly welcomed in Germany following World War II.
One of Mitsubishi's legendary Zero fighter planes took to the skies over Japan on Wednesday for the first time since World War II.
Marvin Minsky, a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who saw parallels in the functioning of the human brain and computers, died Sunday at age 88.
Physicist Stephen Hawking has warned that new technologies will likely bring about "new ways things can go wrong" for human survival.
Hollywood has broken two very different records this holiday season. Star Wars: The Force Awakens has become the first movie to reach US $1 billion in gross sales in just 12 days. This beats the previous record of the movie ...
Shattering box office records, the latest installment of "Star Wars" has stoked US film industry hopes that theaters can thrive in the face of a growing shift to online video streaming.
The Star Wars films raise lots of pressing questions. "Why is there sound in space?" "How did George Lucas lose his way?" And, of course, "Did Han shoot first?" (that's an easy one).
The latest episode of Star Wars is now upon us and has unleashed a new era of science fantasy robots, or "droids" as they are known.
An Austrian university has posthumously stripped Nobel Prize-winning scientist Konrad Lorenz of his honorary doctorate due to his fervent embrace of Nazism.
The Star Wars universe is full of droids. Everywhere you turn, there are medical droids, exploration droids, labour droids, pilot droids, even battle droids. They carry out clearly defined tasks, often with a degree of independence, ...