Hundreds gathered on New York City's Pearl Street one afternoon in September 1882 to watch an entire city block come to life. Inside a...
A first-of-its-kind experiment to better understand how space travel affects bodily systems is getting underway aboard the International Space Station.
Three physicists overturned conventional wisdom, finding strange properties of two- and one-dimensional materials, to win the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics.
Katherine Johnson, a trailblazing mathematician whose calculations for NASA were part of a blockbuster movie, just celebrated her 100th birthday.
These days, you don’t have to attend a lecture to learn about science. Just visit your local cafe. People anywhere can attend informal, grassroots-organized talks...
The technology, skills and expertise behind America's most advanced fighter jet, the F-35, come not just from the U.S., but from partners across the globe.
U.S. innovation is helping reduce hunger and malnutrition around the globe. Learn more at the USA Pavilion at the World Expo in Milan, May 1–October 31, 2015.
NASA's Curiosity found the element boron on Mars — an element that offers tantalizing clues about whether ancient Mars once harbored life.
The annual "Dance Your Ph.D." contest invites scientists and Ph.D. students to explain complicated research and projects through dance.