Aside from the whole artificial intelligence quotient, one of the hardest things about making useful robots is the basic utility of traversing the varied terrain on our planet. But these cutting-edge little critters take us one step closer.
The folks at NASA might not be keen to return to the Moon, but a new privately funded space project thinks there’s still a lot more to learn up there — and they’re planning on leaving a few things behind.
Though the landing was a bit rocky and the Philae lander has temporarily powered down due to a lack of solar power, the ESA’s Rosetta mission sent back some awesome stuff before going dark.
Mapping the forests across planet Earth doesn’t sound like the most fun job in the world. Throw in space lasers, and it starts to sound much cooler.
We already know the lack of gravity humans encounter during space travel can do a boatload of damage to the body, but it apparently affects men and women differently.
Rosetta delivers some sensational shots of the comet's alien landscape.
One of the hardest things for rescue workers to do in the event of a building collapse is find victims who are still alive. Turns out all we needed were some cyborg roaches.
Today, the European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission will try to make history by being the first man-made spacecraft ever to land on a comet. Want to watch it happen live?
Listen to the sweet sounds of a celestial body streaking through space.
They say life often imitates art, and when you have something as insanely cool as a S.H.I.E.L.D. helicarrier in Marvel movies like The Avengers, it’s only a matter of time.