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  • H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch

    H.B. officer takes knack for tweets to new heights at NASA launch
    During the U.S. Open of Surfing this year, the Huntington Beach Police Department took a different approach to letting residents and visitors know that illegal activity on the beach would not be tolerated. "[Officer]: How much have you had to drink?...
  • Don L. Anderson dies at 81; former director of Caltech's seismology lab

    Don L. Anderson dies at 81; former director of Caltech's seismology lab
    Don L. Anderson, a professor emeritus of geophysics at Caltech and former head of its Seismological Laboratory, died of cancer Dec. 2 in Cambria, Calif., according to the school. He was 81. Anderson directed the lab from 1967 to 1989 and continued to...
  • Rosetta science: Study suggests water on Earth did not come from comets

    Rosetta science: Study suggests water on Earth did not come from comets
    After a 10-year journey through the solar system, an epic rendezvous with a speeding comet, and the drama of Philae's triple landing, the science phase of the Rosetta mission has officially begun. In a study published Wednesday in the journal Science,...
  • CERN particle smasher to turn back on at record power in March

    CERN particle smasher to turn back on at record power in March
    CERN's Large Hadron Collider will be turned back on in March and a few weeks later will start smashing sub-atomic particles together again at nearly double its previous power, helping scientists hunt for clues about the universe. The world's biggest...
  • Did European scientists find dark-matter signal buried in X-rays?

    Did European scientists find dark-matter signal buried in X-rays?
    Scientists say they may have discovered a possible dark matter signal coded in the X-rays emanating from two bright objects in the sky. The findings, set to be published next week in Physical Review Letters, could offer tangible evidence for the...
  • Prolific Geminid meteor shower peaks Saturday night: Watch it live!

    Prolific Geminid meteor shower peaks Saturday night: Watch it live!
    Grab your hot chocolate and your lounge chair -- the Geminid meteor shower will peak on Saturday evening and you don't want to miss it. The annual Geminid meteor shower is one of the best of the year, delivering as many as 120 meteors per hour. "As...
  • 'CRomnibus' budget a good deal for NASA planetary science, supporters say

    'CRomnibus' budget a good deal for NASA planetary science, supporters say
    The so-called CRomnibus package is up for a vote in Congress this week – and supporters of NASA are cheering it on. If approved in the House and Senate, the federal spending appropriations for the 2015 fiscal year would give the space agency...
  • Rob Owen: 'Ascension' goes off course; 'Secret Santa' lags

    There are several intriguing concepts built into Syfy's "Ascension" (9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday), but the execution is not quite up to snuff in the first episode and infuriating by the conclusion. In the 1960s, America launched a top secret one-...
  • Congress to vote on 'CRomnibus' package, including JPL funds

    Congress to vote on 'CRomnibus' package, including JPL funds
    The so-called CRomnibus package is up for a vote in Congress this week – and supporters of NASA are cheering it on. If approved in the House and Senate, the federal spending appropriations for the 2015 fiscal year would give the space agency...
  • Orbital chooses Atlas V rocket for next ISS launch

    Orbital chooses Atlas V rocket for next ISS launch
    Orbital Sciences Corp. will use an Atlas V rocket launching from Cape Canaveral, Fla., to make its next unmanned cargo flight to the International Space Station while it upgrades its troubled Antares booster, company officials said. Dulles-based Orbital...
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