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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 astronaut memorial stirs memories for shuttle veteran

    Each year around this time, NASA honors fallen astronauts, including the 17 men and women killed in three separate wintertime accidents in the sky and on the earth. For Robert "Hoot" Gibson, it's a time to remember lost friends and some of their stunts,...
  • Another snow job

    The network meteorologists barely had time to come up for air while "forecasting" the latest snowstorm non-disaster. Politicians, fearing what might happen to their approval numbers if a blizzard hit, went on TV to announce they were taking proactive...
  • Climate models don't over-predict warming, study shows

    Climate models don't over-predict warming, study shows
    If you listen to climate change skeptics, Earth’s surface hasn’t warmed appreciably in the last 15 years, and any "record" set last year is just the result of the planet doing what the planet naturally does. It turns out they’re right,...
  • As Dawn spacecraft closes in on Ceres, things start to look 'rough'

    As Dawn spacecraft closes in on Ceres, things start to look 'rough'
    Eat your heart out, Hubble! NASA’s Dawn spacecraft is in the home stretch of its journey to Ceres and has snapped the best images yet of the dwarf planet. Grainy as they are, the new views of the 590-mile-wide world are already turning up unexpected...
  • Asteroid that brushed past Earth had a small moon in tow

    Asteroid that brushed past Earth had a small moon in tow
    The asteroid that flew past Earth on Monday was not traveling alone. As you can clearly see in the image above, it was accompanied by its very own mini-moon.  The picture was taken by NASA's Deep Space Network antenna at the Goldstone complex in...
  • NASA's New Horizons spacecraft zooms in on Pluto

    Pluto, get ready for your close-up. After traveling nine years across more than 3 billion miles of space, a spacecraft the size of a grand piano is about to give humanity its first high-resolution view of the dwarf planet that's about two-thirds the...
  • NASA Langley's ISAAC robot to help build next-gen aircraft, spacecraft

    NASA Langley's ISAAC robot to help build next-gen aircraft, spacecraft
    ISAAC turned its back on a crowd of dignitaries Monday, its bristly "head" facing the laboratory's opposite wall. Then — with its head held absolutely still — its sleek, articulated, bowed body began to waggle slowly back and forth, back and...
  • Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price for astronaut rides

    Boeing, SpaceX will beat Russia on price for astronaut rides
    NASA expects to save millions of dollars in launch costs, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years. SpaceX and Boeing said Monday that they are on track to carry out their first manned test flights to the International Space...
  • Boeing, SpaceX capsules will beat Russia on price for US astronaut rides to space station

    NASA expects to save millions of dollars sending astronauts to the International Space Station, once its commercial crew program starts flying in a couple of years. SpaceX and Boeing said Monday that they are on track to carry out their first manned test...