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  • Beach lightning-strike survivors recall shock, sensation of jolt

    Beach lightning-strike survivors recall shock, sensation of jolt
    Two men who were struck by lightning at Venice Beach on Sunday described the sudden jolt they felt in the moments after a huge thunderclap. Stuart Archer was playing volleyball when the midafternoon thunderstorm quickly materialized. "We went about...
  • Construction begins on Tech Center Whole Foods with help from the Timmons Group

    Construction begins on Tech Center Whole Foods with help from the Timmons Group
    Construction has started on the new Whole Foods grocery store that will anchor the mixed-use section of the Tech Center at Oyster Point, the Timmons Group announced. Primary developer W.M. Jordan Co. in Newport News is working with S.J. Collins...
  • Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

    Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown
    Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare. She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at the secluded...
  • Dry heat: Hot Jupiters hold surprisingly little water, study finds

    Dry heat: Hot Jupiters hold surprisingly little water, study finds
    Planetary scientists searching for water on three distant exoplanets have come up dry. Scientists who trained NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope on three “hot Jupiters” have discovered that they have far less water vapor than previously...
  • Researchers practice living on Mars - without leaving Earth

    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - For the past four months, a team of researchers have been living in a mockup Mars habitat on a Hawaiian volcano practicing isolated living on the Red Planet. For the most part, expedition leader Casey Stedman and his five...
  • 'Sixties': 'Space Race' to air Thursday

    'Sixties': 'Space Race' to air Thursday
    UPDATED: When “The Sixties” resumes on CNN, the documentary series will offer an exhilarating and fast-moving look at the U.S. space program during the tumultuous decade. In just 42 minutes, the episode recaps early missions, setbacks,...
  • Obama meets Apollo 11 crew to mark moon landing's 45th anniversary

    Obama meets Apollo 11 crew to mark moon landing's 45th anniversary
    President Obama celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing by meeting with the surviving crew members of the NASA mission that put the first humans on the moon. In the Oval Office, the president spoke privately with astronauts Buzz...
  • Forty-five years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the United States remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration. Ten more U.S. astronauts followed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's July 20,...
  • Astronauts recall moon landing on anniversary

    Lehigh Valley's very own astronaut, Lt. Col. Terry Hart, was on hand at the Da Vinci Center in Allentown Sunday afternoon to help celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing. Hart, a Lehigh University engineering professor and alumnus,...
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's SPACE

     
    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong made the first step on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center, which is hosting “SPACE: A Journey to Our Future” this summer is celebrating the anniversary with visits...
  • 'Anti-gravity' treadmill speeds healing at Good Shepherd, LVH

    Popular legend has it that household products like frying pans coated in Teflon and the drink mix Tang were created by NASA scientists. (They weren't.) However, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation and Lehigh Valley Health networks have landed a product that is...