IRIS provides unprecedented images of the Sun

The region located between the surface of the sun and its atmosphere has been revealed as a more violent place than previously understood, according to images and data from NASA's newest solar observatory, the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, or IRIS.

NASA's IRIS telescope offers first image of Sun's mysterious atmosphere

The moment when a telescope first opens its doors represents the culmination of years of work and planning - while simultaneously laying the groundwork for a wealth of research and answers yet to come. It is a moment of excitement and perhaps even a little uncertainty.

Intel Iris GPUs look like they're fast

Intel is starting to talk up its next generation GPUs, dubbed Iris. The new GPU is set to debut in Haswell later this year and it seems to be quite a performer. 

U.S. military buying more portable renewables

The U.S. military’s hunger for portable renewable energy is paying off again for SkyBuilt Power, which announced it was "selected to provide rapidly deployable renewable power stations to the U.S. Navy."

NYPD initiates biometric scanning of suspects

The New York City Police Department (NYPD) confirms it is now scanning and photographing the irises of crime suspects.