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  • Embry-Riddle researchers get NASA grant for kite-surfing idea in space

    Embry-Riddle researchers get NASA grant for kite-surfing idea in space
    NASA is giving $100,000 to aerospace engineering researchers in Daytona Beach to apply concepts from kite-surfing to a solar-powered project in space. A team of professors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University got the grant to develop a communications...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    Thousands of Syrians flee into Turkey amid fighting between Kurds and Muslim militants Thousands of Syrians cut through a border fence and crossed over into Turkey on Sunday, fleeing intense fighting in northern Syria between Kurdish fighters and...
  • NASA gives California Science Center museum last remaining space shuttle fuel tank

    NASA gives California Science Center museum last remaining space shuttle fuel tank
    The California Science Center is the only museum in the nation that planned to make its space shuttle exhibit with as many authentic parts as possible, set up as if it's ready to launch. There was a problem. The enormous orange external fuel tank, which...
  • Local astronaut Nicole Stott retiring

    Local astronaut Nicole Stott retiring
    Nicole Stott rode her Florida dreams, her college degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the University of Central Florida, and her engineering experience at Kennedy Space Center, into space. Now she is retiring as one of the last...
  • Former astronaut inspires Southland College Prep grads

    Former astronaut inspires Southland College Prep grads
    Students graduating from Southland College Prep Charter High School in Richton Park were told earlier this month to become observers and look at the universe surrounding them, rather than looking at their digital devices, according to a press release from...
  • Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees

    Emmy-winning writer Bell, teacher Giroux among Newport Harbor Hall of Fame inductees
    The seeds for becoming an award-winning writer were planted at Newport Harbor High for Maria Arena Bell. Some of her best memories at the school where she graduated in 1981 came from Fabian Giroux, an Advanced Placement Art History teacher, one of...
  • NASA mission to icy Jupiter moon set to hunt for signs of life

    NASA mission to icy Jupiter moon set to hunt for signs of life
    Beneath a not-so-distant world's icy, brown shell, scientists believe there is a massive ocean that could be teeming with life much like that found in the blackness of Earth's most extreme depths. But it's not one of the possibly Earth-like planets...
  • NASA begins work on data center

    NASA begins work on data center
    HAMPTON — The institutional brainpower that helped land men and machines on the moon will have a new place to crunch data on NASA Langley Research Center's campus. The computational research facility will become a 40,000-square-foot space where...
  • New Horizons images give a face to Pluto

    New Horizons images give a face to Pluto
    Smile for the camera Pluto, you've become more than just a pinpoint in the sky. NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is getting closer with its rendez-vous with the dwarf planet in the outer parts of our solar system, and NASA released images on...
  • Saturn's Phoebe ring is huge -- and invisible to the human eye

    Saturn's Phoebe ring is huge -- and invisible to the human eye
    Saturn's biggest ring just broke its own record. Scientists have found that the planet's Phoebe ring is more than twice the thickness once thought – even though it can’t be seen with the human eye. The study, published in the journal Nature,...
  • Syd Lieberman, high school teacher and storyteller, dies

     Syd Lieberman, high school teacher and storyteller, dies
      Thirty years of teaching English at Evanston Township High School helped prepare Syd Lieberman for a second career as a storyteller. "When Syd … was in front of a live audience, you got pulled in," said Sue O'Halloran, of Evanston, a fellow...