Stacey Vanek Smith
Jul 27, 2012 Computer hackers took over Las Vegas this week as part of the Black Hat conference. Black Hat is a gathering of hackers where they talk about the latest in security and security breaches.
Mar 5, 2013 The passing of astronaut Sally Ride is occasion to mark the gains women have made in math and science since her historic space flight, and reflect on the challenges that remain.
Jul 16, 2012 Yesterday the Russian Soyuz spacecraft launched and is now on its way to the International Space Station. Since retiring their own shuttle program, NASA has been paying Russia millions of dollars to get astronauts into space.
Jul 9, 2012 An estimated 45,000 people in the U.S. may have trouble getting online Monday because of a computer virus. Hackers replaced real ads with fake ones, a crime known as "click fraud."
May 22, 2012 The private company SpaceX today launched an unmanned rocket into space this morning, carrying cargo for the international space station.
Rowan Moore Gerety
May 22, 2012 Funding to study our solar system will be cut by 20 percent. That's leaving some space programs in limbo.
Mar 23, 2012 A new report says hacktivist hacks now outnumber traditional for-profit cybercrime attacks. Plus, new efforts to stop cramming and gamers demand a better ending.
Mar 9, 2012 NASA's budget is scrutinized by Congress, igniting debate over the direction of the space agency.
Mar 7, 2012 G-men put online palookas in the hoosegow!