A supercomputer that "thinks" like a brain can simulate neural activity in real time.
In November 1988, Robert Tappan Morris wrote a program that would travel from computer to computer and ask each machine to send a signal back to a control server, which would keep count.
It was the second-ever success for the joint missile defense program, and a stunning technological accomplishment.
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An engineer and writer noticed a secretive military base in Nevada hadn't been updated on Google Maps for 8 years. They took care of that without any Google help.
One of Hawking's earliest surviving wheelchairs and his groundbreaking doctoral thesis are up for auction in London.
The latest mystery mission of the U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane has now passed the 400-day mark.
An advanced U.S. military communications satellite soared into space in the midnight hour Wednesday (Oct. 17), lighting up the sky over Florida as it launched into orbit.
A beetle eye surrounded by glittery scales took the top prize in Nikon's annual microphotography challenge.
An evildoer with hacking skills could potentially take control of U.S. weapons systems, according to report that finds critical cybersecurity threats at the Department of Defense.
The Pentagon wants to make an army of virus-spreading insects, theoretically to help with food security. But scientists are worried.