| Nov 7, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Who’s the man… of 2013?
More than 100,000 online voters answered that very question on AskMen.com, a leading men’s lifestyle website, which ranks the 49 most influential men in the world each year based on the votes of their viewers....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:18 PM
There's no place like home, but scientists now say that Earth-size planets orbiting sun-like stars in a so-called habitable zone are so common that there could be as many as 11 billion in the Milky Way alone.
Using a clever method to detect Earth-size...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Have youever looked up on a clear night sky and wonder where the ISS might be? If so, there’s a website for that.
NASA has made it easier for observers to sign up for email alerts or text messages whenever the space station may be visible...
| Oct 29, 2013
"Travel has always been such an important part of my life," says Canadian astronaut Col. Chris Hadfield. "It has been wonderful to have been around the world multiple times and to have seen the whole thing. It has been one long whirlwind vacation."...
| Nov 2, 2013
Col. Chris Hadfield, who until recently was commander of the International Space Station, has a workout regimen that is out of this world.
Sorry. Couldn't resist. Hadfield's new book, "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth," goes into detail about...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Emotional impact is not the first quality one thinks of when the subject is science-fiction adventures. Yet that’s one of the qualities that sets "Gravity" apart as a stratospheric achievement. Not just a futuristic...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 8:28 AM
WASHINGTON -- Few agencies have been socked as badly by the government shutdown as NASA, which has seen 97 percent of its 18,250-member workforce either furloughed or put on call.
The lack of personnel has halted nearly every function at the space...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Gravity" director Alfonso Cuarón's movie starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as two astronauts having an especially bad day in space is a hit with film critics and audiences. Reviews by actual rocket scientists, however, have been mixed....
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:01 PM
NASA’s Voyager 2 spacecraft has a message for the politicians in Congress squabbling over whether it’s more important to stall the Affordable Care Act or fund the federal government’s operations:
“Farewell, humans,” the...
| Nov 2, 2013
Poster boards, videos, big screens and small planes were on display Friday as NASA chief Charles Bolden flew into Hampton for a quick briefing on key airborne missions operating out of NASA Langley Research Center.
It was a chance for scientists,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 3:46 PM
With her long blond ponytail floating above her inside the International Space Station, astronaut Karen Nyberg calmly explains the challenges of quilting in weightlessness.
"Now that I've tried my hand sewing in space," she said in a video released...