Quadruped robot to investigate Fukushima plant

Toshiba has developed a four-legged robot that - at some point - will be used to explore Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear reactor - still basically a no-go area more than a year and a half after the accident.

Budget woes hit Mars exploration plans

US President Barack Obama’s proposed 2013 budget would effectively slash $226 million from NASA’s Mars exploration program.

Russia has the edge in the space race now

The Olympics aren’t until summer 2012, but the United States is now losing an important race. The U.S. has fallen behind Russia in the all-important space race.

Bigpoint showcases Battlestar Galactica Online at GDC 2010

Frakkin' sweet! Bigpoint and NBC Universal will be showcasing a long-awaited Battlestar Galactica MMOG (Massively Multiplayer Online Game) at GDC 2010.