Scientists say the surface of Titan Sea is mirror smooth

New radar measurements of an enormous sea on Titan offer insights into the weather patterns and landscape composition of the Saturnian moon. The measurements, made in 2013 by NASA's Cassini spacecraft, reveal that the surface of Ligeia Mare, Titan's second largest sea, possesses a mirror-like smoothness, possibly due to a lack of winds.

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Skype

How is it that the SEA is soooo good at this hacking thing? And why are they trying to help Steve Ballmer find a new job?

Australian site at center of hacking attack: takes down New York Times and Twitter

Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hackers "broke into" Melbourne IT, an Australian Internet services company that claims Twitter and the New York Times as its customers.

Generating electricity from the sea

Waves may not be that predictable, even though technology and forecasting has improved (from World War II, when wave forecasting began in earnest, thanks to the requirements of the D-Day landing, up through the sophisticated models used by sports organizations like Surfline today), but the tides are thoroughly predictable.

Pro-Assad hackers hijack al-Jazeera service

Hackers supporting the Syrian government have hacked the mobile service of the al-Jazeera news network.

Bin Laden sea burial cast into doubt

Osama Bin Laden's body wasn't buried at sea, but was instead flown back to the US, leaked emails suggest.

Arctic summer ice could increase before it disappears

If climate change continues, summer sea ice in the Arctic could disappear altogether - but in the meantime Arctic ice could temporarily stabilize or even increase.

U.S. Navy gets serious about unmanned sea drones

The Navy is stepping up its development of unmanned vehicles designed to patrol the high seas.

Sunken 1906 shipwreck found in Lake Ontario

In 1906, a Canadian schooner sailed Lake Ontario carrying 480 tons of coal. Unfortunately for the Queen of the Lakes, she would soon sink to the bottom, unseen for 105 years ...until  now.

NASA picks project shortlist for next Discovery mission

A mission to sail the seas of Titan is one of three projects shortlisted by NASA for its next Discovery mission.

Massive garbage patch found off coast of Atlanta

Scientists have cataloged a new and enormous aquatic garbage dump in the western North Atlantic.