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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

  • How a steady stream of comet dust may have 'painted' Mercury black

    How a steady stream of comet dust may have 'painted' Mercury black
    The mystery of Mercury's excessively dark surface may have just been solved. A team of researchers working at Brown University say the planet's inky appearance may be the result of a near constant rain of impacts from tiny specks of cometary dust that...
  • Community news for Windham edition

    Spring symposium at Canterbury Community Center CANTERBURY – On Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Dr., will have a Spring Symposium about Prudence Crandall, a 19th century schoolteacher, who...
  • Twin fools NASA at brother's launch on 1-year flight

    Astronaut Scott Kelly's identical twin pulled a fast one on NASA right before his brother blasted off on a one-year space station mission. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told Kelly on Monday that he almost had a heart attack when his brother showed up...
  • Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission

    Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly are to spend 342 days aboard the orbiting laboratory, about twice...
  • Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission

    Astronauts board space station for 1-year mission
    Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on Saturday, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. Mikhail Kornienko and Scott Kelly are to spend 342 days aboard the orbiting laboratory, about twice as...
  • Chicago team to study long-term stay in space

    Chicago team to study long-term stay in space
    As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut...
  • Deliberate crash of German plane highlights gaps in how pilots are screened

    WASHINGTON Commercial airlines do not screen pilots for mental health issues as rigorously as government agencies, law enforcement and specialized branches of the military, and some aviation experts say that may need to change in the wake of the...
  • Chicago universities study astronaut on 1 year space mission

    Three Chicago-area universities are taking part in the research to examine the health effects on an American astronaut of spending a year in space. The Chicago Tribune (trib.in/1EMA500 ) reported that scientists from Northwestern University, the...
  • NASA sending astronaut to space for one year

    NASA sending astronaut to space for one year
    American astronaut Scott Kelly and Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko blast off early Saturday to begin a year away from Earth. Gennady Padalka of Russia also is to be aboard the Soyuz space capsule; he is scheduled for the standard six-month tour...