It’s been 60 years since the cover of Popular Mechanics magazine gave us the promise of flying cars. But our personal mobility options remain, today and for the foreseeable future, earthbound.
Most games got evolution at least partly wrong. Only five accurately represented all three key principles of evolution.
Logging onto Facebook gives you the chance to be indignantly offended (or maybe just mildly piqued) by other people’s ill-informed views and idiosyncratic behaviour. And there’s a surprising amount of pleasure in that.
Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and Tesla, has released new details of his vision to colonise parts of the solar system, including Mars, Jupiter’s moon Europa and Saturn’s moon Enceladus.
3D printers are likely to find a use in space, where it’s difficult to keep large numbers of spare parts and hard to send out for replacements when you’re thousands of kilometres from Earth.
Despite sometimes being an annoying distraction for others, fidget items can have some practical uses for adults.
It was 40 years ago today, on May 25, 1977, that Star Wars first burst onto cinema screens, and from that time the world changed for the better.
It is suggested that by 2020 the market for genuine, display holograms will be worth US$5.5 billion – so how are they impacting society?
The spread of the malicious software (malware), nicknamed WannaCry or WannaCrypt, has been halted several times by researchers who have identified flaws in the program known as kill switches.
In defeating Kasparov on May 11 1997, Deep Blue made history as the first computer to beat a world champion in a six-game match under standard time controls.
Computer chip maker Intel created the event as an annual reminder that, for most of us, our password habits are nothing to celebrate.
In recent years, researchers have begun comparing our personalities with the impression we give through our Facebook profiles.
It’s not just the upper crust of high finance who can benefit from this new technology.
Does the science in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 hold up?
Take a look at how the cybercriminal underground will operate in the future, and how police around the world must cooperate to fight back.
Why is playing video games so important to these young people that they would go to the trouble of inventing these alternative controllers?
Here’s how more companies can boost their cybersecurity preparedness without breaking the bank.
Could the principle of drawing moisture from the air to provide drinking water work in the real world?
The crowning achievement of the Doctor has to be the TARDIS, the blue box from the show that’s bigger on the inside and allows the Doctor and his companions to travel all of time and space.
By 2040, there is a suggestion that sophisticated robots will be committing a good chunk of all the crime in the world.