E-cigarettes have a reputation of being harmless compared to 'real' cigarettes. But scientists have presented new data that suggests these products might be dangerous - perhaps just as dangerous as tobacco itself.
Hanover-based researcher Dr Andrew Lundgren tells DW he was one of the first to hear the sound of a gravitational wave. He says Germany has played a key role in the international quest to prove Einstein's theory.
How do satellites see the Earth? And what do they find out about what's happening down here? Check out these impressive photos of natural disasters to discover for yourself.
Scientists have given up hope of restoring contact with the space probe, after its solar batteries were shaded from the sun. The comet landing, in November 2014, was hailed as a remarkable feat of precision space travel.
French authorities have accused the social media giant of unfairly tracking people's information. The accusation comes the same week Facebook faced a major setback in India.
Ever wanted to peek inside a black hole, even if just in theory? Kip Thorne, the physicist behind "Interstellar" and "Contact," takes us on a headlong dive into space-time exotica.
The Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research designs special cameras for exploring outer space.
Indie band OK GO's latest video clip showing them performing in zero gravity has been widely shared since its release on Thursday. On social media, compliments abound as the video has reached over 20 million views.
With the help of a group of anonymous software creators, Iran locals have a new way of circumventing the country’s strict authorities. But, no sooner had the Gershad app arrived, the Islamic republic banned its use.
You want to find a partner? A place to stay? A pizza? Smartphone apps help match supply to demand for any number of needs. In Belgium, there's now one for a need most parents know: finding a babysitter.
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