Tools created for amateur animators

The Max Planck researchers say their two new approaches, revealed today at Cebit, not only significantly shorten two important steps of the creation process, but also considerably simplify them.

Amateur team to test manned spacecraft next week

A group of Danish amateurs will next week launch its own rocket - with plans for a manned flight to follow if all goes well.

Flash of light as another meteor hits Jupiter

A Japanese amateur astronomer has captured what appears to be the second meteor strike on Jupiter in three months.

Gucci web developer builds working nuclear reactor

Here at TG Daily, we consider it quite an achievement to put together a flat-pack table. We've obviously got to hone our DIY skills just a little more, though, if we're to compete with New Yorker Mark Suppes.

Google botnet attack was 'amateurish'

The Aurora attacks on Google which prompted it to threaten to pull out of China were carried out by a bunch of amateurs, according to security firm Damballa.