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

In Part 1 of the series Total Failure, a former NASA official recalls the disastrous mission of the space shuttle Columbia in 2003 and how the acciden...

Scientists say the rocks lend weight to a theory that life on Earth originated, as Darwin wrote, "in some warm little pond" on land, suggesting we sho...

For a secret aircraft, the X-37B wasn't very stealthy about its return to Earth. The space plane was launched in 2015.

NASA has only 11 spacesuits in use, and they were designed decades ago. Spacesuit designer Pablo de Leon tells Lulu Garcia-Navarro about how the short...

After years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft will soon begin its final act ? a plunge into Saturn. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Dr. Carolyn Porco, hea...


Technology : NPR

"Last year, it was still quite humanlike when it played," the world's No. 1 Go player, Ke Jie, said after losing the first in a three-match series. "B...

In the late 19th century, French inventor Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville patented the earliest known sound recording device. But his accomplishment...

Experts say federal agencies have taken steps to secure networks, but they remain vulnerable.

In 1980, John Goodenough's work led to the lithium-ion battery, now found in everything from phones to electric cars. He and fellow researchers say th...

Criticized for being affiliated with the alt-right, the social site Gab now reports 170,000 users. It has found a niche among some conservatives and o...


NYT > Technology

The software?s victory over the world?s best player of the Chinese game demonstrates how artificial intelligence can increasingly outperform humans at...

The e-commerce giant Amazon plans to connect its voice-command Echo technology to Ikea?s new line of smart lighting products.

The iPhone maker has agreed to a new licensing deal with the Finnish telecommunications company, ending a six-month battle over technology patents.

Researchers at the security company Symantec have found more digital clues that offer hints to who was responsible for the global incident.

A service called Opendoor, which will buy your house sight unseen, illustrates a new breed of start-up and Silicon Valley?s ever-widening ambitions.


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