Several minutes after its launch on Friday, a North Korean missile exploded in mid-air, leading many to suggest that US cyber assets are again hacking Pyongyang’s armaments.
SpaceX is scheduled to make its first military launch on Sunday, when it will carry a classified payload for a US agency that designs, builds and operates spy satellites.
An international team of astronomers has found evidence of the mysterious “missing link” black holes that explains the gap between small and supermassive black holes. The black hole is hidden in the Sagittarius constellation at the Milky Way’s galactic center.
Following a successful space mission by its Tianzhou-1 cargo spacecraft, China is gearing up for multiple manned missions into space in three years time, according to the head of the country’s manned space program.
A new study has shown that Martian soil can be compressed into a building material similar to steel-reinforced concrete, but even stronger – meaning it could be used for the construction of a Martian settlement.
The new drug is intended to help adult patients with newly diagnosed acute myeloid leukemia.
Facebook has published a report detailing its plans to tackle "information operations" by both government and non-state actors that seek to use the social media platform "to distort domestic or foreign political sentiment, most frequently to achieve a strategic and/or geopolitical outcome."
A new report on cybercrime against businesses around the world has found that ransomware attacks rose by a staggering 50% from 2016. Sean Sullivan, a security analyst at F-Secure, warned Sputnik that "anybody could be exposed" to these tactics, and so be at risk of extortion for money.
The brain is often compared to a computer, a thrumming mass of circuitry, software and wires. If that's the case, it's surely possible to rewire it - to ensure mankind's onboard central processing unit is the best it can be.
A new dating of mastodon remains discovered in Southern California has decisively proved that hominins have roamed the Americas since at least 130,000 BC, a full 115,000 years earlier than previously confirmed.
In February, NASA unveiled one of the most exciting astronomical finds in recent memory: TRAPPIST-1, a tiny star orbited by seven Earth-sized planets, all of which could conceivably support liquid water and three of which were in the star’s habitable zone.
NASA seems to be running out of usable suits for use at the International Space Station (ISS), according to the recent revelations of NASA Inspector General Paul Martin.
3D printing is in its relative infancy - while originally patented in 1984, it was not until the dawn of the new millennium the practice began physically living up to its name. Since then, the array of materials and products that can be produced by 3D printing has expanded exponentially, to include plastics, metal, glass, food and even more.
According to space agency, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has for the first time passed between the upper layer of Saturn's atmosphere and the planet's rings.
Government whistleblower Edward Snowden recently revealed that the US has greatly expanded its global surveillance network by operating three National Security Agency offices out of Japan.
When the war between man and the Brotherhood of Machines begins, we all know who to blame for firing the first shot. A California man attacked a Knightscope K5 security robot in a Mountain View parking lot. The robot sustained mild scratches.
If it was prank, they didn’t find it funny: a dummy $20 bill showed up in the stack of cash retrieved by a customer from an automated teller machine on Monday.
Nearly 13 years after its arrival, NASA’s Cassini probe has begun the final stage of its mission to Saturn: to study the mysterious inner rings just outside Saturn’s crushing atmosphere.
An internet hacker known as WauchulaGhost hacked into 250 Daesh-linked Twitter accounts to throw the terrorists off kilter – and it seems to have touched a nerve.
Unless humanity moves quickly to limit the effects of global warming brought about by human-induced climate change, sea levels could rise an alarming nine feet within the next 80 years, according to a new study.
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