Why land on a comet at all if chance for error is so high? Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins Judy Woodruff to explain what can be gained from the Rosetta spacecraft’s mission and what we can expect from its research. Continue reading
The European Space Agency successfully landed a spacecraft the size of a washing machine on a moving comet — a historic first for space exploration. Tom Clarke of Independent Television News reports on the Philae lander’s amazing touchdown. Continue reading
More than 3 million commenters crashed the Federal Communications Commission website in July to weigh in on the issue of net neutrality. Now President Obama has added his strong support, directing the FCC to protect equal access to all web content. Judy Woodruff speaks with U.S. chief technology officer Megan Smith about the president’s move. Continue reading
Some new, more diverse faces may soon be used for emoji symbols, after a push for more racial diversity earlier this year by smartphone users gained traction with developers. Continue reading
Scientists have discovered a new, low-stress way to study penguins:send undercover rovers dressed as their babies.
Much of the analysis after the 2012 presidential election focused on how the Obama campaign had made better use of technology than the Romney campaign to get its supporters to the polls. So how are both major parties doing this time around in the days leading up to Tuesday’s midterm elections? Journalist Ashley Parker joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington. Continue reading
Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, is the first Fortune 500 executive to come out. “I’m proud to be gay and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me,” wrote Cook in an essay for Bloomberg Businessweek about his sexual orientation. Gwen Ifill speaks with Kara Swisher of re/code about the significance of Cook’s public acknowledgement. Continue reading
New biometrics technology could open your bank account, email, or help you play “World of Warcraft”. Continue reading