A fundamental property of the rarest element on Earth, astatine, has been discovered for the first time, scientists say. Full story
In the "Star Trek" TV shows and films, the U.S.S. Enterprise's warp engine allows the ship to move faster than light, an ability that is, as Spock would say, "highly illogical." Full story
LONDON (Reuters) - Laser beams and microwave dishes are the latest weapons in an arms race to shave milliseconds off dealing times in the shadowy world of high-speed, computerized financial trading. Full story
Scientists have successfully bounced a laser off the Soviet Union's old Lunokhod 1 rover, which trekked across the moon's landscape more than four decades ago. Full story
Nina Terrero, NBC Latino’s entertainment editor, shares all things new and noteworthy in Hollywood, from Bethenny Frankel opening up about her divorce to Rihanna’s new Instagram photo with Chris Brown.
The Navy has announced its latest weapon, a laser that targets drones and small ships. The cost for using the laser is about one dollar per shot, compared to thousands for the Gatling gun ammo it will replace.
In a new video released by the Navy, the laser is shown obliterating a low-flying drone. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.
The Navy released video showing its new laser weapons system during an exercise at sea. The laser is capable of destroying planes, drones and boats. (Video only)
Rachel Maddow reminds older viewers (or informs younger viewers) of the once popular spectacle of rock-n-roll laser light shows.
Laser beams and images are projected on the facade of Tiantan temple during the opening ceremony of the Beijing International Film Festival April 16, 2013. Picture taken April 16, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer (CHINA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT RELIGION) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA
A laser weapon system installed aboard the USS Dewey.
A laser rifle from the William Shatner-starring 2nd pilot for “Star Trek” sold for $231,000 at auction.
A person in the crowd uses a laser pointer as protesters, who oppose Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, face off against riot police during clashes along Qasr Al Nil bridge, which leads to Tahrir Square in Cairo March 9, 2013. Egyptian protesters torched buildings in Cairo and tried unsuccessfully to