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  • 28.8 million tons of Sahara desert fertilize the Amazon [video]

    28.8 million tons of Sahara desert fertilize the Amazon [video]
    The Amazon rainforest is fertilized in part by phosphorus from a dry lake bed in the Sahara desert, researchers say in a new report that shows how different parts of our planet are connected in deep and surprising ways. The findings were published...
  • Deerfield Public Library's Read of the Week: 'The Martian'

    Deerfield Public Library's Read of the Week: 'The Martian'
    If you are turned off by "The Martian" because you have heard it has science-fiction tendencies, I urge you to reconsider. "The Martian" by Andy Weir is an amazing novel; I could not put it down and already have plans to re-read it. The story is...
  • Pink cloud visible in Arizona after New Mexico rocket launch

    Early risers across much of Arizona were treated to a colorful sight — a pink cloud from a NASA research rocket that was launched Wednesday from a U.S. Army installation in New Mexico. The rocket was launched from White Sands Missile Range at 5:...
  • NASA launches 3 suborbital rockets from Wallops Island

    Three suborbital rockets have been launched for the Department of Defense from NASA's facility on Wallops Island in Virginia. NASA says the Terrier-Oriole suborbital rockets were launched around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. The space agency didn't provide...
  • Drones play a role in Hampton Roads science, research

    Drones play a role in Hampton Roads science, research
    In a few months, a pair of small unmanned drones will soar over forests and swamps in southwestern Nigeria, their onboard cameras scanning the ground for the remains of a lost civilization. They'll be sussing out the scars of large-scale ditches and...
  • NASA Langley is home base for major winter air pollution study

    NASA Langley is home base for major winter air pollution study
    Scientists have a handle on what happens to air pollution spewing from tailpipes and smokestacks in the summer when sunlight and moisture can quickly interact with and transform key pollutants. They know far less about what happens to those pollutants...
  • 2 UCF students dream of 1-way tickets to Mars

    2 UCF students dream of 1-way tickets to Mars
    The cost of his lifelong dream of being an astronaut on Mars may be the ultimate sacrifice — his life — yet George Hatcher is ready to say yes. "It was something I always wanted to do, that I had pursued through academic degrees, through...
  • Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame

    Chicago native to join Astronaut Hall of Fame
    As if being an astronaut isn't cool enough, John Grunsfeld will soon join Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the elite band of space explorer legends. After five space shuttle missions, the Chicago native and Highland Park High School graduate will be...
  • Female engineers make inroads in automotive industry

    Female engineers make inroads in automotive industry
    In 2014, Mary Barra became CEO of General Motors, making her the first female CEO of a major automobile company. Barra is among a growing number of women — like Jennifer Vuong, news anchor and multimedia editor at Automotive News, and Nancy Gioia,...
  • Holy Yoda - NASA gets its Jedi on with its new astronaut poster

    Holy Yoda - NASA gets its Jedi on with its new astronaut poster
    NASA’s new poster for the latest International Space Station crew looks like it belongs in a theater lobby: six astronauts — REAL ones — in brown Jedi robes, wielding light sabers. “International Space Station Expedition XLV,&...
  • NASA Wallops concerned with potential offshore drilling

    Twenty days after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill rocked the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, the U.S. Department of Interior canceled the proposed sale of a gas and oil drilling lease, Lease 220, off Virginia's coast. Almost five years later, the possibility...