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  • Atlas rocket to launch magnetic field satellites

    Atlas rocket to launch magnetic field satellites
    An Atlas V rocket is scheduled to launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 10:44 p.m. Thursday night carrying satellites designed to help scientists understand magnetic storms in space. The Air Force is projecting a 70 percent chance of...
  • Hampton History Museum exhibit aims to rescue lost history of women

    In the long history of forgotten people, few groups have been as neglected as women. But doesn't make their lost achievements any less important, says Curator J. Michael Cobb, describing the Hampton History Museum's newest exhibit. Though belittled by...
  • Houston scores on international tourism by playing to core strengths

     Houston scores on international tourism by playing to core strengths
    The trip to Houston was not the main event, merely a pit stop on the way to a Caribbean cruise leaving from a nearby port. But Flor Hernandez's family fell in love with the city, squeezing in visits to the aquarium, the art museum and the shopping...
  • Kennedy Space Center adds 3-D film that features future exploration

    Kennedy Space Center adds 3-D film that features future exploration
    The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex had added a new 3-D film to its lineup. "Journey to Space" covers the future of space explorations, including missions to Mars and capturing asteroids. The film features interviews with astronaut Chris Ferguson,...
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals first guests, premiere date for 'StarTalk' show

    Neil deGrasse Tyson reveals first guests, premiere date for 'StarTalk' show
    Everybody's favorite astrophysicist, Neil deGrasse Tyson, is entering the late-night fray in April with a TV version of his hit podcast, "StarTalk." And now we know he'll be joined by an eclectic array of guests on his first few shows. President Jimmy...
  • Ring around the rock? Astronomers say 'centaur' may have debris disk

    Ring around the rock? Astronomers say 'centaur' may have debris disk
    They're a cross between asteroids and comets and they bear the name of the man-horse hybrid from Greek mythology: centaur. Relegated to an otherwise mundane section of our solar system, none of these rocky bodies has ever been observed up close. Their...
  • Severe solar storm surprises scientists, wows skywatchers with colorful aurorae

    Severe solar storm surprises scientists, wows skywatchers with colorful aurorae
    Two bursts of charged matter that spewed from the sun’s surface Sunday were forecast to sideswipe the Earth with minor solar winds late Tuesday night. Instead, they arrived in the morning as a severe solar storm that created dramatic shows of the...
  • Eccentric Europe: Offbeat but on-target sights

    Eccentric Europe: Offbeat but on-target sights
    Way back in my student travel days, I discovered a handful of completely offbeat sights that remain among my favorite places in Europe. From sculptures of salt to sculptures of marzipan, from a wall dedicated to love and freedom to chapels decorated...
  • NASA Langley 'aggressively' seeks business partners in Hampton Roads

    NASA Langley 'aggressively' seeks business partners in Hampton Roads
    NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton could get as much as $829 million in fiscal year 2016, or about $60 million more than its current budget. And it's looking to spend a lot of that money right here in Hampton Roads. In fact, the center's new...
  • Owings Mills woman hoping for a chance to explore Mars, but skeptics question mission

    Owings Mills woman hoping for a chance to explore Mars, but skeptics question mission
    Laura Smith-Velazquez is a dreamer — and she has been dreaming of going to space since the first time she looked into a telescope as an 8-year-old, later imagining herself commanding a starship while watching "Star Trek." Every year she tries...
  • Obama seeks more spending on roads, education

    Obama seeks more spending on roads, education
    President Barack Obama unveiled a nearly $4 trillion budget proposal on Monday that would boost spending on infrastructure, medical research and education — and that stoked an ongoing fight with congressional Republicans over how to pay for those...