The president frames space as a national security issue, saying he does not want "China and Russia and other countries leading us."
Invisible flickering from living vegetation detected by satellite could help scientists better assess how the exploitation of fossil fuels affects the climate.
Privacy advocates are concerned that when people upload their DNA profiles, they are also adding everyone in their family, including dead relatives and those who haven't yet been born.
Tropical cyclones are slowing, and hurricanes have lost their "hurry." Paradoxically, this is bad news, because they have more time to create damage.
Scientists complete the most detailed mass observation of the southern continent so far, and deliver ominous findings.
As the monsoon season begins, the country is already experiencing some of the fastest-recorded sea level rises in the world, according to a report by the U.K.'s Environmental Justice Foundation.
Some scientists speculate that civilizations destroy the conditions for their own survival. If they are right, an enduring silence may be the real message from other parts of the universe.
STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields have entered the #MeToo era.
The demise of Obama-era internet protections could affect consumers' ability to watch and use their favorite apps and services—though not right away.
Robert Scheer talks with Nate Cardozo, the attorney for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, on the struggle to protect free expression, privacy and innovation in a hyperconnected world.