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  • New map shows Milky Way lives in Laniakea galaxy complex

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. (Reuters) - The Milky Way galaxy resides on the outskirts of a massive, previously unknown galaxy super-cluster scientists have named Laniakea, from Hawaiian words for "immeasurable heaven." The discovery, reported in this week's...
  • Watch a beautiful, powerful solar eruption

    Watch a beautiful, powerful solar eruption
    New video provides an amazing view of a recent solar eruption captured by a NASA spacecraft orbiting the sun. Material can be seen bursting from the surface of the sun in an M-class coronal mass ejection. What makes this footage particularly intriguing,...
  • Three NASA Langley scientists receive awards

    Three senior scientists from NASA Langley Research Center were among four researchers honored at a recent ceremony at NASA headquarters in Washington for distinguished service to the country. Bruce Anderson, Thomas Brooks and Lelia Vann were presented...
  • The sky's the limit [Editorial]

    The sky's the limit  [Editorial]
    If all goes well, NASA may soon be renting privately owned spacecraft to fly its astronauts into space. The agency reportedly is just weeks away from announcing contracts with one or more commercial firms to build a new, reusable orbital vehicle capable...
  • Enfield Man Experiences Weightlessness During NASA Flight

    Ever since he was a child, Felipe Gheiman has been fascinated by airplanes. Gheiman, who was born in Cali, Colombia, and moved to Enfield when he was 12, is trying to turn his love for airplanes into a career. He graduated from the University of Miami...
  • Stargazing made easy

    Stargazing made easy
    Star Walk ($2.99 for iPhone, iPad in an HD version, Android and Kindle; $2.49 for Windows phone; and $4.99 for iPad) What it is: an interactive astronomy guide that harnesses your device's GPS to show you where constellations are in relation to your...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners

     PASSINGS: Bob Suter, Austin 'Goose' Gonsoulin, Magda Olivero, John D. Kendall, Noel Hinners
      Bob Suter Member of U.S. hockey team that won a gold medal at 1980 Olympics Bob Suter, 57, a member of the "Miracle On Ice" hockey team that won the Olympic gold medal in 1980 and the father of Minnesota Wild NHL star Ryan Suter, died suddenly...
  • Mini-moons form in a matter of months in Saturn's chaotic F ring

    Mini-moons form in a matter of months in Saturn's chaotic F ring
    In the chaotic fog of Saturn's F ring, scientists believe mini-moons come together and get ripped apart in a constant dance of moon formation and destruction. And the coolest part? These moonlets can be made and destroyed over the course of a school...
  • PASSINGS: George Barrett, Enrique Zileri, Valeri Petrov, Steven R. Nagel

     George Barrett Tennessee lawyer fought for civil rights  George Barrett, 86, a Tennessee lawyer who represented civil rights plaintiffs for more than 50 years and helped end segregation of the state's universities, died Tuesday at a hospital in...
  • Datebook: African skies, a Pokémon festival and paintings by flies

    Datebook: African skies, a Pokémon festival and paintings by flies
    The stars as seen through African eyes, a new space grows in Larchmont and shows in garages. Here’s what’s going down in L.A. and beyond: “African Cosmos: Stellar Arts” at the L.A. County Museum of Art. More than three dozen...
  • Learn about the cosmos with a local astronomer at Easton Area Public Library Sept. 2

    The Easton Area Public Library will offer a special presentation on the cosmos with a local astronomer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2. "A Pinhead Solar System" will be presented by Dennis Mammana, who will help visitors to understand how large the universe...