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  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    Officials are trying to find out why an unmanned rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station exploded on takeoff. Baseball season is nearing an end, with Game 7 of the World Series tonight. Here's what you need to know to start your...
  • Rocket bound for space station blows up just after liftoff

    A 13-story rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded just after liftoff Tuesday evening off the coast of Virginia, marking the first time a resupply mission contracted by NASA to a private company has failed. Orbital Sciences Corp.&...
  • Unmanned NASA rocket explodes on launch in Virginia

    Unmanned NASA rocket explodes on launch in Virginia
    An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, but officials said no one...
  • Unmanned Antares rocket explodes upon liftoff in Virginia

    Unmanned Antares rocket explodes upon liftoff in Virginia
    A private, unmanned rocket exploded seconds after liftoff Tuesday at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the southern tip of the Eastern Shore. The 14-story, $200 million Antares rocket was carrying the Cygnus spacecraft with 5,000 lbs. of cargo to...
  • Fireball in space: Astronomers capture images of a star going nova

    Fireball in space: Astronomers capture images of a star going nova
    You don’t see this every day. For the first time, astronomers have captured images of a nova very soon after the stellar explosion flared into existence and have tracked the fireball's dramatic expansion into space. The discovery, described in the...
  • Film Review: 'Interstellar'

    To infinity and beyond goes "Interstellar," an exhilarating slalom through the wormholes of Christopher Nolan's vast imagination that is at once a science-geek fever dream and a formidable consideration of what makes us human. As visually and conceptually...
  • Notes and notables

    The sky's the limit Astronauts on a mission to Mars. Asteroids hurtling through space. A robot designed to snatch the asteroid out of its orbit. It sounds like the broad outline of a sci-fi potboiler — one of those special effects extravaganzas...
  • Solar eclipse brings observers to Mt. Wilson

    Solar eclipse brings observers to Mt. Wilson
    To mark the solar eclipse that swept across the Southern California sky on Thursday — the first one seen in Los Angeles in 2 1/2 years — the Cosmic Cafe on Mt. Wilson was serving up sandwiches and chili. This was kind of a big deal. After...
  • Chicago to see partial solar eclipse Thursday

    Chicago to see partial solar eclipse Thursday
    Attention stargazers: Thursday afternoon's sunset will coincide with a partial solar eclipse. That means the sun — when spied through eclipse glasses or other special viewing devices — will appear crescent-shaped. "It's a dramatic event,"...
  • Freebie Friday! Free eats at Red Lobster, $10 off & $10 bonus at JCP

    Freebie Friday! Free eats at Red Lobster, $10 off & $10 bonus at JCP
    It's time for another fabulous freebie free-for-all! My roundup of deals include a free appetizer or dessert at Red Lobster, $10 off and $10 in bonus cash at JC Penney, a bushel of free samples and free shipping at Target.com and $50 spa treatments. ...
  • Space telescope captures image of partial eclipse of the sun

    Space telescope captures image of partial eclipse of the sun
    This is how the X-ray telescope on the Hinode spacecraft viewed Thursday's partial solar eclipse. This is the Hinode's eighth year on an international mission to observe the sun. NASA's partnering on the mission with the Japan Aerospace Exploration...