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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Rick Green: Snow Storm From Space, Courtesy NASA

  • 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...
  • 05/28: People on move

    Mark S. Taffet, a project manager with Aerodyne Industries LLC, Cape Canaveral, received the NASA Silver Snoopy Award, which is given for outstanding contributions to the space agency's goals for human exploration and development of space. Molly J. Durso...
  • NASA sets launch window for flying saucer test

    NASA sets launch window for flying saucer test
    NASA is preparing to send a flying saucer to Mars -- yes a flying saucer. They don’t really call it a flying saucer; it’s the Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD), but all the same it resembles a saucer-like spacecraft. The NASA team...
  • 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...
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  • Nepalese scientist at NASA uses satellite expertise to help guide quake relief efforts

    Nepalese scientist at NASA uses satellite expertise to help guide quake relief efforts
    At 5 a.m. one Saturday in April, Alok Shrestha and his wife were fast asleep in bed in Yorktown when the phone began to ring. They decided to ignore it. Minutes later, an alert came through on their cell: A shattering 7.8 magnitude earthquake had just...
  • Air Force mystery space plane poised for Wed. launch

    A mini military space plane is poised for liftoff Wednesday on another long orbital test flight. But as usual, the Air Force isn't saying much about the unmanned mission. This will be the fourth flight of an X-37B space plane, a secretive, experimental...
  • 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 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...