NASA To Auction Off Patent Portfolios
Chicago-based ICAP Ocean Tomo will sell three portfolios comprising 12 patents as part of NASA's strategy to transfer innovations to the private sector.
FTC Calls For Data Privacy Laws
Federal Trade Commission requests legislation on privacy and data brokers and continues to push for a Do Not Track program.
Angry Birds Space Mirrors Real Rocket Science
Did you know Rovio's Angry Birds Space was developed in collaboration with NASA through a Space Act Agreement? The game illustrates microgravity, a concept fundamental to current NASA experiments.
NASA Releases Atlas Of Entire Sky
Atlas includes images and data about more than half a trillion objects throughout the universe, from stars to asteroids--and the whole thing is available online for free.
NASA, GM Team To Develop 'Robo-Glove'
Glove that complements the strength of the human hand could help astronauts and auto workers alike reduce muscle stress from gripping tools for long periods of time.
White House Names New Federal CTO
Todd Park, CTO of Health and Human Services Department, gets the nod as the new federal chief technology officer. Park is known for his open government work.
NASA's Blue Marble: 50 Years Of Earth Images
NASA's Earth-observing satellites help scientists render photo-like composite images with unprecedented detail. Take a look, from the earliest attempts to the newest stunners.