Greta Thunbergs Digital Rise Calls Back to a…

Greta Thunberg’s face is all over the internet—she scowls, she stares, she snarls, she poses with Arnold Schwartzenegger. To some, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, who this week gave an impassioned speech demanding action from…

A Big Question About Prime Numbers Gets a…

On September 7, two mathematicians posted a proof of a version of one of the most famous open problems in mathematics. The result opens a new front in the study of the “twin primes conjecture,”…

Space Photos of the Week: The ISS is…

The International Space Station is a football-field-sized science laboratory that orbits some 250 miles above Earth. Usually between three to nine people are on board at any time, and while it seems like they’re probably…

The Goose Game Is on Sale! And 13…

One of the best parts of seeing consoles like the Switch and the Switch Lite become more popular is watching gaming become ever more accessible. Visually delightful and meandering games like Breath of the Wild…

The Dangers of Delaying FAA Modernization

Last month, during his swearing-in remarks as the new administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson promised to “ensure our aviation system maintains its proper place leading the world in both safety and operational…

Enjoy Free Internet at the Library? You Can…

The modern internet didn’t happen by accident. It took decades of work to turn what once was an obscure network used by a small number of academics into a global phenomenon reaching about half the…

This Week’s Cartoons: VR Pets, Gamma Rays, and…

Tuesday, September 24, 2019. By Lars Kenseth, with cartooncollections.com. The internet’s largest astronomical data trove makes it so anyone can hunt for new cosmic phenomena, from gamma ray bursts to killer asteroids. Monday, September 23,…

The Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening Is Ahead…

The moment you wash up on Koholint Island, the setting of The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, things are a little off. You awake in a room tended by someone who you immediately mistake for…

At Oculus Connect, VR Is Still Living in…

Two phrases. The first: "It's no longer a question of 'if,' but a matter of 'when.'" That was the all-caps message that flashed across the giant screens at San Jose Convention Center yesterday before Mark…