Continuing on its path through the outer regions of the solar system, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has now traveled half the distance from Pluto—its storied first target—to 2014 MU69, the Kuiper Belt object (KBO) it will fly past on Jan. 1, 2019.
Researchers studying atomic-scale phase transformations used the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility's Titan supercomputer to model laser interactions with metallic surfaces.
Researchers have genetically engineered the DNA of mammalian cells to execute complex computations.
Researchers have developed methods to reduce and "iron out" wrinkles in graphene, potentially enabling faster and more efficient electronic and photonic devices.
President Trump on Monday signed a congressional resolution to complete the overturning of internet privacy protections created by the Federal Communications Commission during the Obama administration.
Sir Tim Berners-Lee designed integrated architecture and technologies that underpin the Web.
Thomas Jefferson is known for a lot of things—writing the Declaration of Independence, founding the University of Virginia, owning hundreds of slaves despite believing in the equality of men—but his place as the "Father of American Cryptography" is not one of them.
Researchers say they have conducted the first-ever large-scale systematic study of how the trusty applications on Android phones are able to talk to one another and trade information.
Advances in artificial intelligence, human-computer interaction, and computer graphics are converging to make the Holodeck featured on "Star Trek: The Next Generation" a practical reality.
Researchers are working to reinvent and protect the U.S. power grid.
Researchers have developed an improved method for coding important context from an image that enables a significant advance in detecting tiny faces.
Tom Sorell, a professor at the University of Warwick in the U.K., suggests Isaac Asimov's famed "Three Laws of Robotics" need updating for the modern era,
The U.S. technology job market has expanded 2% to about 7.3 million employees since 2016, with 6.9 million employed by technology companies, according to CompTIA's latest annual Cyberstates report.
We are difficult for computers to understand.
Implantable wireless monitors give researchers a new look inside the human body.
Digital maps trawl for real-time updates.
Artists can use software to create art, and some software creates art all on its own.
2002 ACM Turing laureate Len Adleman, 2014 ACM Prize in Computing recipient Dan Boneh, 2015 ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award recipient Brent Waters, and ACM Fellows Patrick McDaniel and Paul Van Oorschot discuss current issues in cybersecurity.
Canadian researchers have been behind some recent major breakthroughs in artificial intelligence. Now, the country is betting on becoming a big player in one of the hottest fields in technology, with help from the likes of Google and RBC.
The most data-productive spacecraft yet at Mars swept past its 50,000th orbit this week, continuing to compile the most sharp-eyed global coverage ever accomplished by a camera at the Red Planet.