Tech Archive
29 July 2014, 11:55 AM ET
A giant, 100-foot-diameter (30 meters) telescope has been green-lighted for construction on the island of Hawaii.
29 July 2014, 11:47 AM ET
Researchers developed an algorithm that can map the musical progression of bands like the Beatles.
29 July 2014, 11:45 AM ET
The Thirty Meter Telescope is a proposed optical telescope with a 100-foot (30 meters) primary mirror. The giant telescope is set to be built on the island of Hawaii.
29 July 2014, 09:43 AM ET
A new report detailing the growth of the drone industry finds that over the next 10 years, the amount of money spent annually on drones and their accompanying technologies will likely double worldwide.
28 July 2014, 06:30 PM ET
What if, in addition to your medical history, your doctor knew about your Internet search history, kept track of your emails and took photos of your house?
28 July 2014, 03:24 PM ET
Invisibility cloaks may not be a reality yet, but a new method of building materials with light could one day be used to make these kinds of cloaking devices, researchers say.
28 July 2014, 10:02 AM ET
At the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow, which ran from July 14 to 20, British aerospace firm BAE Systems announced that its Taranis drone has completed a second set of classified flight tests.
28 July 2014, 09:27 AM ET
A prototype of a top-secret, unmanned British warplane, called Taranis, recently completed a second set of classified flight trials at an undisclosed location, according to the drone's builders.
26 July 2014, 01:45 AM ET
Street by street, tracking methane leaks.
25 July 2014, 05:12 PM ET
Photographers looking to capture the perfect shot might soon be able to call on some unlikely helpers: a swarm of small robot helicopters.
25 July 2014, 04:58 PM ET
Only a small fraction of the smartphone health apps that are out there have been reviewed by FDA.
25 July 2014, 02:17 AM ET
As the Tour de France approaches its final days, teams will be looking to place their top riders in the best possible position for the all-important individual time trial in the penultimate stage, where the winner of the Tour is determined.
25 July 2014, 01:56 AM ET
Experiencing sound, through sight.
25 July 2014, 01:28 AM ET
When even Walmart can't buy as much green energy as it wants, there's a problem.
24 July 2014, 05:56 PM ET
The sky is thick with smoke in central Washington, as the state's largest wildfire in recorded history leaves a charred trail of burned homes and blackened trees.
24 July 2014, 05:16 PM ET
On a September day in 1974, Capt. Harold "Buck" Adams set the world speed record in the U.S. military's SR-71 Blackbird aircraft. At the controls of the twin-engine supersonic plane, Adams flew from London to Los Angeles in a blistering 3 hours, 47 minute
23 July 2014, 10:00 PM ET
Self-cooling, longer lasting and more efficient solar cells are within reach simply by adding a thin layer of glass.
23 July 2014, 09:16 PM ET
Green energy doesn't need to wait for next-gen battery storage.
23 July 2014, 06:16 PM ET
People who need organ transplants may die while waiting receive them, and so researchers are looking for ways to produce organs that don't require a donor.
23 July 2014, 05:33 PM ET
Somewhere in the Mediterranean Sea, military and civilian experts aboard a U.S. cargo ship, the MV Cape Ray, are disposing of Syria's arsenal of deadly chemical weapons.
23 July 2014, 02:16 PM ET
How do great guitarists bend a string like Eric Clapton or Jimi Hendrix? One scientist sought to figure out how legendary performers make great music.
23 July 2014, 01:00 AM ET
At the heart of the current debate around energy is the question of storage.
23 July 2014, 12:38 AM ET
The technology used in affective computing (AC) and human-computer interaction (HCI) – an allied discipline that studies links and relationships between man and machine and this technology has real applications.
22 July 2014, 06:43 PM ET
New photographic evidence of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 suggests that a Soviet-era supersonic missile most likely took down the Boeing 777 jetliner over Ukraine last week.
22 July 2014, 06:07 PM ET
Living creatures aren't the only things capable of evolution. Airplane designs are evolving, too, a new study suggests.
22 July 2014, 03:58 PM ET
Humans will subconsciously mimic the facial expressions of android robots, a new study finds.
22 July 2014, 03:14 PM ET
Created by lightning, ‘whistlers’ travel along Earth's magnetic field lines from hemisphere to hemisphere. Jupiter’s charged particles ‘sing’ across its magnetosphere (recorded by Voyager). -- 'Whistling' Volcanic Lightning: http://goo.gl/kKhlEk
22 July 2014, 02:39 PM ET
Electronics that dissolve on the battlefield and tiny, hummingbird-size drones that perform aerial reconnaissance are just a few of the sophisticated technologies the U.S. military is developing these days.
22 July 2014, 01:05 PM ET
Whether or not you have access to the Internet may affect what you find desirable in a partner, a new study finds.
22 July 2014, 03:52 AM ET
Disaster victim identification (DVI) is a difficult task, but will be made more challenging in this instance given the delays in body recovery and the interference of the crash site that is said to span over a 10km area including within a combat zone.
22 July 2014, 01:43 AM ET
Think before you connect your A/C to the Internet of Things.
21 July 2014, 03:39 PM ET
Satellites have captured images of the scattered debris and charred wreckage where Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine last week, killing all 298 people on board.