Drone World

Finnish researcher Jakub Kubecka won this year’s Dance Your PhD contest with a rap-based dance inspired by his work on the physics of atmospheric molecular clusters. The global pandemic ruined most...

Enlarge / Perseverance’s two Mastcam-Z imagers (in the gray boxes) are part of the rover’s remote sensing mast. (credit: NASA) The seven minutes of terror are over. The parachute deployed; the...

Enlarge / At left, a glow can be seen on the horizon just as a Falcon 9 rocket was due to land. (credit: SpaceX webcast) A Falcon 9 rocket launched from...

Enlarge / Anthony Mackie and Damson Idris must foil a a warlord’s plan to launch a network of dormant nuclear weapons in Outside the Wire. (credit: Netflix ) To say that...

The Transporter-1 mission lifts off on Sunday morning. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] Sunday 10:15am ET Update: At the opening of its launch window, a Falcon 9 rocket took off from Florida...

A Loon balloon. [credit: Loon ] When Google announced “Project Loon” in 2013, a running joke behind the project was that no one thought a network of flying Internet balloons was...

Anthony Mackie stars as an android drone pilot in the near future who must track down a doomsday device in Outside the Wire. A drone pilot is sent into a deadly militarized...

Enlarge / Our $24 drone. You can see the missing propeller on the right. (credit: Timothy B. Lee / Ars Technica) Like thousands of other parents, I decided to get my...

Enlarge (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) After months of uncertainty, corporations and hobbyists alike finally have a set of drone guidelines from the Federal Aviation Administration. The final rules are a step...

Enlarge / A DJI Inspire drone flying in Brandenburg, Germany. (credit: Patrick Pleul / Getty Images) The US Department of Commerce has added dozens of Chinese companies to its “entity list”...