Don't-Miss Space and Science Stories

Only the government knows what this top-secret Shuttle look-a-like is doing

It's been a year since the Air Force launched the secret X-37B. There are many theories about why it's up there, but the government isn't saying much.

NASA will experiment with fire in space

NASA will deliberately start a fire in space. Engineers are hoping to learn more about how fire spreads in zero gravity, and with that knowledge make safer space missions.

Alphabet could sell robot-maker Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics, a advanced robot start-up that was purchased by Google just over two years ago, is up for sale according to Bloomberg.

Meet Connie, the Hilton robot concierge

Next time you check in a Hilton, you might find Connie, a robot concierge powered by IBM’s Watson artificial intelligence platform. At the Hilton McLean in Virginia, Connie is learning to interact with guests and respond to their queries.

The U.S. will see an amazing total solar eclipse in 2017

If the views of this week’s total solar eclipse in Asia made you wish you could see one and you’re in the U.S., mark your calendar for August 21, 2017. For the first time in almost 100 years, a total solar eclipse will travel from coast to coast across the U.S.

BMW's concept car wows with shape-shifting

BMW's latest concept car, timed to its 100-year anniversary, has shape-shifting sides and a steering wheel that folds into the dash.

Space X fails at latest sea landing attempt

The fourth time was not the charm for Space X on Friday, which again failed at the tricky task of landing a rocket on a floating platform in the middle of the ocean.

A monkey controls a wheelchair with its brain

Researchers at Duke University in North Carolina have managed to detect the thoughts of a monkey via Hair-thin microfilaments in two regions of the monkey’s brain.

Virgin Galactic unveils VSS Unity SpaceShip Two

The latest space tourism prototype from Virgin Galactic was unveiled at the company's Spaceport America facility in the Mojave Desert. Richard Branson says he'll be the first passenger when it's safe to travel

Non-stick wings keeps bugs off aircraft

NASA researchers are investigating non-stick wing surfaces that help aircraft fly more efficiently and new flaps that can reduce take off and landing noise around airports.