NASA's New Supersonic Wind Tunnels Could Make Moon Landing By 2024 A RealityNASA Ames scientists showed off advancements on the Space Launch System (SLS) made using the supersonic wind tunnel, one of several wind tunnels at the Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel complex.
Stanford Research Project Turns Common Jellyfish Into Bionic Sea CreaturesResearchers at Stanford University have found new ways to explore the world's oceans with a cyborg creation that seems straight out of science fiction.
Thousands Of Slimy Sea Pickles Invade Monterey BeachesA bizarre invasion is happening along the California coast as thousands of so-called ‘sea pickles’ are washing up on beaches in Monterey this week.
Look Up! Venus Joins The Moon For A Celestial PairingFor about two hours Saturday evening, the crescent moon and Venus will pair up for a celestial treat.
New Tech Extracts Stem Cells From Wisdom TeethNo one enjoys a trip to the dentist, but for some, it just might be a key to unlocking the healing power of the human body.
Apple CEO Tim Cook Donates $5 Million To Fight Amazon Wildfires
Series Of Small Earthquakes Could Mean Big One Is About To Strike, Research SuggestsScientist may finally know how large earthquakes get started: with many smaller ones.
Stanford Physicist Among Scientists Awarded Prestigious Prize For Invention of 'Supergravity'The Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics ceremony in Mountain View will award 3 physicists a multi-million dollar prize for their 1976 theory of "supergravity.”
San Jose Students Vie for $1 Million Prize for Ocean ResearchA group of students from Valley Christian High School in San Jose are on their way to Monaco. They'll find out if they've won a $1 million prize in an international competition to invent new ways to map the ocean floor.
Nobel-Winning Cal Tech Physicist Murray Gell-Mann Dies at 89Former Cal Tech professor Murray Gell-Mann, acclaimed as a giant of 20th century physics, a Nobel laureate who helped discover and classify subatomic particles such as the quark, has died at his Santa Fe home.
Wet Winter Could Lead To More Earthquakes, UC Berkeley Researchers ClaimThe snow is finally starting to melt after a long wet winter, and according to researchers, that could mean more earthquakes.
Science Of Chocolate Is Center Stage At The Exploratorium After Dark On Valentine's DayThe science of chocolate takes center stage at the Exploratorium After Dark on Valentine's Day.
Big, Bright Super 'Snow' Moon Lights Up Bay Area SkyA full snow moon came out in all its 'supermoon' splendor Monday night, much to the delight of Bay Area skywatchers.
UCSF Researchers: 'Fentanyl Is A Tsunami'; Want Drug Classified As A PoisonResearchers at the University of California in San Francisco want to change the way we think of Fentanyl. In a paper published Tuesday, they called it a “contaminant, and a poison in the heroin stream."
'MacGyver' Consultant Makes His Living As Physics ProfessorFans of the hit CBS Friday night show 'MacGyver' may wonder: how many of the title character's creative contraptions are based on real science? And can any of them be made at home?