Science

The term "Science" is extensive and covers a wide range of specialized topics. Science is an essential component of understanding the world around us. Children and adults alike are often fascinated by the scientific study and exploration of everything from technological advances to the countries of the world and even beyond earth - into outer space.

Arouse the curiosity of the student within you. Learn more about the ever-changing, astonishing world we live in. You don't need to wear a lab coat to enjoy science quizzes!

With categories that include energy, geography and astronomy, you can test your existing knowledge and brush up on your scientific studies. The beauty of science is that there is always something new to learn.


Space : NPR

About a decade ago Pluto was demoted to a dwarf planet. Now scientists are arguing that because of shape and surface features, Pluto and 110 bodies in...

In 1977, a recording of Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" was included on a golden disc sent to space with the Voyager mission. The mission continues to...

The U.S. conducted hundreds of atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962 ? and filmed them. A project to digitize those films has changed the an...

The white dwarf is whizzing around what researchers think is a black hole at an extraordinary speed ? at least twice an hour. It is believed to be a s...

Meet Kate Rubins, a virus-hunter turned astronaut. When she sequenced DNA in space for the first time, she opened the door to a new era in space biolo...


Technology : NPR

Measuring the quality of those little swimmers usually requires a trip to the doctor. Researchers have come up with a smartphone accessory that would ...

The Flame Refluxer is essentially a big copper blanket: think Brillo pad of wool sandwiched between mesh. Using it while burning off oil yields less a...

Homeland Security says most personal electronics won't be allowed in carry-ons on flights from some majority-Muslim countries. The U.K. has acted simi...

Google says it is giving advertisers more control over where and how their ads appear. Some major advertisers in the U.K. were outraged and some pared...

On Friday, a division of a global marketing group with a digital budget of more than $200 million put its dealings with Google on "pause," citing rece...


NYT > Technology

Beijing is pushing Chinese firms to invest in early-stage U.S. companies specializing in technology with potential military applications, a new report...

Sometimes the only way to push technology advances is through rules. Loosening the ones on fuel economy could leave the car industry out of step with ...

The Silicon Valley firm introduces a new effort in a country where other foreign firms have stumbled ? and where rivals offer door locks and advice to...

Lately some travelers have been pressured to hand over their smartphones at the airport. But you can?t provide access to the data if you don?t hold th...

Sure, it?s been a tough few weeks for the ride-hailing service. But Uber?s board says it still supports the embattled chief executive, Travis Kalanick...


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