NASA discovers seven new Earth-like planets nearby

Last week NASA announced the discovery of a cluster of Earth sized planets found by the Spitzer Space telescope around the Red Dwarf star...

Waymo, Uber battle over lidar

Google’s self-driving car spin-off, Waymo, has filed a lawsuit alleging that 14,000 files of private company information was stolen off of Waymo servers and...

SpaceX to send two to moon by end of 2018

The first two humans to approach the moon since December 1972 will be making the trip just next year. That is, at least, if...

SpaceX reliably launches, recovers another Falcon 9

After electing to abort a scheduled launch on Saturday, SpaceX had a successful launch and landing of its Falcon 9 rocket Sunday morning at...

Artificial intelligence threat to economy should galvanize Congress

The fear, held by many Americans, that immigrants will take their jobs and the fear of a Skynet-like robotic uprising may seem to be...

Experts concerned AI could cause mass unemployment

As research on artificial intelligence continues to become more and more prevalent, and with new successes being made regularly in the field, there is...

Silicon Valley leaders under fire for Trump support

With the new president opening his first few weeks in office with a series of controversial executive orders, many business leaders have been asked...

Self-driving cars and smart cities model promising future in Ohio

The state of Ohio joins California, Michigan and others as a state that has specifically crafted legislation to address self-driving cars. $45 million of state...

Engineering competition teams display projects at Mayor’s Cup

Four of Union’s engineering competition teams brought their work to the Mayor’s Cup hockey game last Thursday against RPI at the Times Union Center in...

As the world warms, climate deniers threaten conservation actions

The World Meteorological Association and The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration again announced that the past year has been the hottest since recordkeeping began...