Team solves fusion energy mystery

A multinational team says it's finally explained how the behavior of plasma - the extremely hot gases of nuclear fusion - can be controlled using ultra-thin lithium films on graphite walls lining thermonuclear magnetic fusion devices.

Star has 'secret of eternal youth'

One of the most widely-studied of all globular star clusters appears nevertheless to harbor a mystery - a star which apparently possesses the secret of eternal youth.

New battery could lead to cheaper solar power

A new type of lithium battery developed by the University of Southampton and lithium battery technology company REAPsystems is claimed to improve the efficiency and reduce the cost of solar power.

Evolve revs Tron 'cycle

New York-based Evolve Motorcycles has been formerly known for its line of electric scooters. Odds are, after folks get a look at their two newest models, scooters won’t be the first thing they think of.

Polymer jelly could lead to cheaper lithium batteries

University of Leeds scientists say they've found a way to make cheaper lithium batteries without compromising performance.

Astronomers discover 'impossible' star

A team of European astronomers have discovered a star that by rights shouldn't exist - it's simply not dense enough for current models to explain its formation.

Nirvana reunites for Q&A session in NYC

Former Nirvana band members Krist Novoselic and Dave Grohl have confirmed they will be joining Nevermind producer Butch Vig for a Q&A session hosted by Jon Stewart in New York.