Cloaking technology has taken a big step out of the lab and into the real world.
Venus is unlikely to be a dream destination for aspiring space tourists, but parts of its atmosphere are remarkably similar to Earth.
A trio of scientists won for breakthroughs in laser technology that have turned light beams into precision tools for everything from eye surgery to micro-machining.
NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has snapped a dusty but cool selfie.
Quantum computing will be so advanced that it will make your desktop computer look like an abacus, says Stanford University professor Patrick Hayden.
Six months after he first outlined it, Elon Musk's plan to establish a human colony on Mars have started to look like fantasy.
The renowned cosmologist's final published theory, submitted before his death on March 14, provides plenty of food for thought.
One federal police officer hopes to use powerful artificial intelligence to automatically scan the dark web to catch paedophiles and drug traffickers.
Matt Pearson has so many dreams, he has to be careful to order them, so he does not lose track.
If you have dinner reservations or theatre tickets for September 22, 2135 (it's a Thursday), now might be a good time to scuttle them.
The astronaut spent a year on board the ISS and has come back genetically different, scientists have discovered.
Stephen Hawking had pinned his hopes on 'M-theory' to fully explain the universe – here's what it is
Since Einstein’s death in 1955, a lot of progress has been made toward a theory of everything.
The potential applications of CRISPR are enormous. It’s the closest we’ve ever come to a cure for cancer. We’ve already been able to cure HIV infection in animal models, and even in human cell cultures. Incurable genetic diseases, like Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy, could soon be a thing of the past. CRISPR has already been used to cure the disease in rats. But some are not so convinced.
The new approach could one day allow people to screen themselves for the risks that could lead to heart disease.
The maiden flight marked the first time a privately-financed venture ever attempted to launch a rocket so powerful that it was capable of hoisting a payload out of Earth's orbit.
Deep in a tropical rain forest, during a time when dinosaurs walked the earth, four tiny spiders crawled down a tree, got stuck in some sticky resin and never climbed up again.
After 1856 Martian days among blue sunsets, sand dunes and small, lumpy moons, the Mars rover Curiosity sat on the ridge of an ancient lake bed and looked back on its five-year-long journey so far.
NASA had searched for the spacecraft, worth about $US150 million, for two years before giving up.
A slab of rock, found in a NASA parking lot, holds the fossilised tracks of several dinosaurs and even a few early mammals
Breath Well aims to prevent breast cancer patients' hearts being exposed to dangerous radiation.