Science

The term "Science" is extensive and covers a wide range of specialized topics. Science is an essential component of understanding the world around us. Children and adults alike are often fascinated by the scientific study and exploration of everything from technological advances to the countries of the world and even beyond earth - into outer space.

Arouse the curiosity of the student within you. Learn more about the ever-changing, astonishing world we live in. You don't need to wear a lab coat to enjoy science quizzes!

With categories that include energy, geography and astronomy, you can test your existing knowledge and brush up on your scientific studies. The beauty of science is that there is always something new to learn.


Space : NPR

It would be the first time humans have traveled beyond low Earth orbit since the days of Apollo. The mission would be manned and financed by two priva...

Astronomers have discovered a solar system full of potentially habitable planets. Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Seth Shostak of the SETI Institute, whi...

The annular solar eclipse, which will leave just a sliver of sun shining behind the moon, will be visible from the southern hemisphere Sunday. Here's ...

Scientists recently published a paper explaining why some meteors create strange sounds. NPR's Scott Simon talks with researcher Bill Sweatt about wha...

Trained as a neuroscientist, Eric Haseltine always asks questions. He's identified four concepts that lead to scientific breakthrough. One of them: ac...


Technology : NPR

The WNYC podcast, "Note to Self," conducted an experiment called The Privacy Paradox, which involved thousands of people who tried to strengthen contr...

The Federal Communications Commission's new chairman wants to block a rule approved by his predecessor requiring Internet service providers like Comca...

North Carolina has a law banning sex offenders from social media. The state says sex offenders use sites to find future child victims. The court will ...

Teens should be included in efforts to mitigate their online risks, researchers say, but apps focus more on parents controlling access by monitoring a...

Technology has made for more ways to leak scoops to the press than ever before. And newsrooms across the country are taking advantage of that.


NYT > Technology

An alliance of about 30 companies, including Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase, has plans to standardize data gathering and tracking using software that is...

Amit Singhal, the head of Uber?s engineering efforts, did not disclose the circumstances of his departure from Google last year, according to a person...

The online streaming service is building relationships with cable and cellphone operators worldwide in its bid to expand internationally.

If the mission proceeds as planned, the private space travelers would be the first humans to venture that far into space in more than 40 years.

The popular WorldMate service is retiring this year, but you can find similar apps and trip organizers to replace it.


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