| Jun 29, 2014
| 9:30 AM
If my tax dollars were being spent on hard research generating hard scientific data and conclusions, I might be somewhat less offended at this taxpayer waste ("Morgan State warned of problems with its largest research program," June 25). However, Morgan...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 8:26 PM
On a cloudless day in early June, Mark Adler stood facing the empty maw of the Pacific, contemplating invisible winds high above his head. For two years, he had pored over meteorological data from around the world in search of a sweet spot. That search...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:54 AM
NASA scrubbed the launch of a Delta II rocket Tuesday, 46 seconds before it was to carry the agency's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite into orbit.
The space agency blamed a failure of the water suppression system of the liftoff pad at...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:32 PM
NASA hopes the third time will be the charm for its OCO-2 satellite, which was rescheduled for liftoff at 2:56 a.m. Wednesday.
Tuesday's Delta II rocket launch was scrubbed Tuesday with just 46 seconds to go when a water suppression system on the launch...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:15 PM
In the wee hours of Wednesday morning, NASA's brand new Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 successfully reached its final destination: space.
It still has three weeks of maneuvers to do before it reaches its ultimate orbit 438 miles above the Earth. But by...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Chelsea Handler is taking her bottle of vodka to Netflix.
The host of E!'s late-night program "Chelsea Lately" has signed a deal to create and star in a talk show for the streaming service that will premiere in 2016.
Known for her boozy and flirty...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 1:42 PM
World Cup soccer fans are 21 times more fanatical than hockey fans, 11 times more fanatical than golf fans and four times more fanatical than basketball fans, according to recent sports program viewership data.
Through the concurrence of the NBA Finals,...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Rapper Pitbull is set for a digital mashup with Internet stars Jenna Marbles, Bart Baker and Brittany Furlan, who are slated to appear in the official video for his next single, "Fireball."
The video, shooting Sunday, Aug. 17, in L.A., will have the look...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:08 PM
MELBOURNE — In a congressional race that might otherwise be an uneventful re-election stroll for incumbent U.S. Rep. Bill Posey, R-Rockledge, Democratic nominee Gabriel Rothblatt is drawing attention for family connections that are fueling his run...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Like most duels, this one starts at dawn.
About 5,000 people, some of them dressed in purple wigs or stars-and-stripes hats, have lined up outside Rumsey Playfield in New York's Central Park in the wee hours of what will turn out to be a beautiful June...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 5:54 PM
Upstart rocket manufacturer and darling of the commercial space industry SpaceX is facing another lawsuit over its labor practices.
In the second of two lawsuits filed in Los Angeles County last week, a former employee alleges that the rocket maker...