NASA considered a number of astronaut mobility systems for lunar missions, including this awesome little flying platform.
During the Second World War, scientists found that pigeons could be trained to guide missiles to their targets.
Fifty years ago, the origin of the Universe was briefly thought to be pigeon excrement.
After grounding on a coral reef near Haiti and being stripped for timber by her crew, the Santa Maria has rested, forgotten on the sea floor for centuries.
A group of scientists have started a crowdfunding project to reboot a spacecraft from 1978 before it's lost forever.
Google has added a compelling new feature to Street View that lets you see how a place has changed over the years.
From hand-held rocket guns to jet-powered backpacks, NASA has tried a variety of ways to give astronauts increased maneuverability in space.
To preserve the site where aviation was born at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina, the landscape had to change entirely.
The Internet Archive has opened the virtual doors on its playable history of gaming.
The nuclear age started under some bleachers in Chicago on December 2nd, 1942.