Step onto Mars with Vertical Motion Simulator Video
Take a tour of the Future Flight Central at NASA Ames Research Center in California, a complete virtual airport tower that can simulate any airport under any amount of traffic. Hear what it's like for an air traffic controller to work in the environment.
Have dreams of living in the cloud? Three testers take the 13-inch Google ChromeBook Pixel out for a test drive. We unbox the stylish Samsung Galaxy Note 8 tablet. Plus, Jeff drives NASA's Space Exploration Vehicle on a simulated Mars surface.
The Yuri's Night dance party at NASA's Moffett Field in Silicon Valley feted the 40th anniversary of the first man in space.
Several Silicon Valley pioneers spoke at an event marking the 50th anniversary of the founding of Shockley Laboratories in Mountain View, Calif. Starting in the 1950s, physicist Hans Queisser worked in Germany and the U.S. While at Shockley Labs, Queisser spearheaded research on using silicon to convert solar energy.
Currently the Kanzius machine is in the laboratories of two major research centers.
Not everything gets made overseas. CNET News.com's Michael Kanellos tours the Silicon Valley facilities of Applied Materials, where they make equipment for producing televisions and solar panels.
With U.S. military personnel increasingly spread throughout the world, the Navy has commissioned a prototype of a forward-thinking nerve center that would allow decision makers to get the information they need, regardless of where they are and whether they can be in the room or log in virtually. CNET News reporter Daniel Terdiman was given a tour of the prototype for the Navy's Command Center of the Future by the project's lead research engineer.
Flight controllers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory celebrate Curiosity, the Mars Science Laboratory rover, after it lands safely on the Red Planet at 10:32 p.m. PT Sunday.
New software developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., helps link satellites together to form a virtual web of sensors that monitor the globe for hazards such as fires. Video courtesy of NASA.
We look inside the LEMURplex art and performance space in Brooklyn, N.Y., where the artists are techies and the performers are robot.