NASA's Chandra helps confirm evidence of jet in Milky Way's black hole

Astronomers have long sought strong evidence that Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way, is producing a jet of high-energy particles. Finally they have found it, in new results from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the National Science Foundation's Very Large Array (VLA) radio telescope.

Black hole jet erupts at near light speed

Astronomers have snapped a supersonic jet of material blasting over two million light years from the centre of a distant galaxy.

Video: Lockheed's F-35 cockpit is the ultimate video game

I always wanted to be a jet pilot growing up and tended to gravitate towards flight simulators at the arcade. Truth is, I probably spent more quarters than I could count blowing up pixilated aircraft and tanks way back in the day.

This Rolls-Royce jet engine is made from over 152,000 Lego bricks

One of my favorite things in all of geekdom is insane Lego projects that use hordes of little bricks to build real life and unexpected items.

Report: USAF pilots "uncomfortable" flying F-22 Raptor

United States Air Force pilots have been flying the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor for quite a while now.

Unplugging: Jet calls it quits, but Talk Talk is back

Some landmark happenings in the music world have sprinkled the MXDWN site this week, making for quite an interesting and pivotal time for music.

Black hole jet seen flaring wildly

NASA's busy Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) has captured rare data of a flaring black hole releasing a blazing jet.

World’s largest fusion experiment restarts after upgrade

Last Friday, the JET fusion power project went back into operation after the installation of the 'ITER-Like Wall'.

Intel Atom powers 1,000 mph car

Intel's Atom processor can be found inside everything from netbooks to smartphones. But now 7 of the ubiquitous chips have been spotted inside the Bloodhound SSC, a jet and rocket-powered supersonic car expected to break the 1,000 mph barrier.