Italy unveils high-tech floor design for Roman Colosseum

The ancient Roman Colosseum is once again going to have a floor thanks to a new, hi-tech project announced by the culture ministry on Sunday. “It is an extraordinary project,” said Culture Minister Dario Franceschini, detailing the plans to create a flexible

Latin America looks to space, despite limitations on ground

MEXICO CITY — Mars missions, astronauts coming and going at the International Space Station, China’s increasingly ambitious space program. Space-related news is flowing, and not just from the world’s richest, biggest nations. Take Latin America. On Feb. 17, the congress in Nicaragua, one of the region’s

SpaceX capsule departs ISS with 4 astronauts, heads home

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts departed the International Space Station late Saturday, aiming for a rare nighttime splashdown to end the company’s second crew flight. It would be the first U.S. splashdown in darkness since Apollo 8′s

Move-in day at Europe’s first 3D printed house

There’s no place like home — especially when it’s printed in five days. Harrie Dekker and Elize Lutz seem to be enjoying their new home.AP A Dutch couple is now living in Europe’s first totally 3D-printed house, which could signal a revolution

EU accuses Apple of antitrust breach following Spotify complaint

European Union regulators accused Apple on Friday of violating the bloc’s antitrust laws, alleging the iPhone maker distorts competition for music streaming by imposing unfair rules for rival services in its App Store. The EU’s executive Commission said it objected to Apple’s

World’s widest plane completes second test flight in California

The massive Stratolaunch — an airplane with the world’s longest wingspan powered by six engines — flew this week for the second time over the Southern California desert. The catamaran-looking aircraft, which features two cockpits on separate fuselages, took off Thursday from