Uncloaking the flying saucer movement in the United States could offer historians a snapshot of Cold War attitudes at work in society, as well as insights into how science communication may be tied to current denialism and ...
Using a new computer program, EPFL researchers offer unusual insight into the universe of Star Wars, which includes more than 20,000 characters spread among 640 communities over a period of 36,000 years.
A short animated film commissioned by two University of Kent historians challenges the concept that migration at current levels is a new phenomenon.
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).