Solar-Powered Plane Soars to New World Records
July 2nd, 2015
A solar plane currently soaring over the Pacific Ocean, from Japan to Hawaii, has set a slew of new world records, logging the farthest and longest flights made so far in a solar-powered aircraft.
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Mark Zuckerberg, Stephen Hawking & the 'Terminator' Talk Science
Mark Zuckerberg
July 1st, 2015
What scientific questions does Mark Zuckerberg want answered? Stephen Hawking wants to know.
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US Military's Hypersonic Jet Could Fly 5 Times the Speed of Sound
Hypersonic Waverider Hypersonic Waverider
June 30th, 2015
The U.S. military is reportedly developing a hypersonic jet plane that could soar at up to five times the speed of sound — faster than a bullet, which generally travels at Mach 2, or twice the speed of sound.
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Seahorse's Amazing Tail Could Inspire Better Robots
Seahorse
July 2nd, 2015
Slinky snake robots could get a better grip when climbing, thanks to new research on how a seahorse's tail works, according to a new study.
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Solar Plane Takes Off on Record 120-Hour Flight Across Pacific
Solar Impulse 2 Over Japan
June 29th, 2015
A solar-powered plane able to fly in sunshine or darkness without using any fuel took off today (June 29) on a planned 120-hour flight across the Pacific Ocean, from Nagoya, Japan, to Kalaeola, Hawaii.
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F-35 Fighter Jet Nails Olympic-Worthy 'Ski Jump' Takeoff
A jet takes off from a ski jump.
June 25th, 2015
When a fighter jet takes off from a runway the same way that a skier launches gracefully off a jump, the result can be surprisingly beautiful.
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Firework Colors Enhanced by Elements of Life
NYC fireworks
July 2nd, 2015
Fireworks in purple, blue and red owe their vibrant displays to elements now coursing through your blood stream.
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Low-Flying Science: How 2 Pilots Pulled Off Amazing Stunt
Red Bull Barnstorming
July 1st, 2015
A pair of British pilots recently pulled off a daring aviation stunt, becoming the first to fly two planes in formation through a building.
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Best Cooking Apps Handle Recipes and Grocery Lists
A couple cooks together while checking a recipe on their tablet.
June 26th, 2015
There are apps that make cooking at home a breeze, with the ability to import recipes and organize your grocery list. Here are Live Science's picks for the best cooking apps.
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