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  • 4 reasons USC is an entrepreneurial powerhouse

    It's 9 a.m. on a hot Wednesday morning and Tyler Wilson, founder of popular sausage-and-beer joint Wurstkuche, is working on a new cafe he's opened in Los Angeles with Tyler Wells of Handsome Coffee Roasters. And outlining plans for turning a rented...
  • Investing in Morgan's research benefits Maryland [Commentary]

    A few years ago, the Maryland legislature appointed a panel to assess the way it was funding higher education. As part of its scope, the panel evaluated the funding needs of the state's historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), paying...
  • Newcomers gain traction in race for NASA's new spacecraft deal

    Newcomers gain traction in race for NASA's new spacecraft deal
    An established aerospace giant and two newcomers are in the final stretch of a competition to build the next "taxi service" to the International Space Station, and experts say the upstarts are gaining traction. Boeing Co., SpaceX and Sierra Nevada Corp....
  • For him, satellite reboot is about reconnecting with an old friend

    For him, satellite reboot is about reconnecting with an old friend
    His wife calls him an egotist, NASA calls him a genius, and his friends call him a sore loser and insufferable winner. Bob Farquhar says they're all right. "I not only want to get things done, I want to be in your face at the end," the 82-year-old...
  • Simulating a Martian landing in the sky above Hawaii

    On a cloudless day in early June, Mark Adler stood facing the empty maw of the Pacific, contemplating invisible winds high above his head. For two years, he had pored over meteorological data from around the world in search of a sweet spot. That search...
  • Winter Park grad rowing across the ocean in Great Pacific Race

    Winter Park grad rowing across the ocean in Great Pacific Race
    Imagine climbing aboard a skinny, 30-foot boat with no sails, no motor and three people you sort of know and rowing from the coast of California to Hawaii — about 2,400 miles if you go straight, which you won't. It's called the Great Pacific Race,...
  • Setting Times stories to music: From Stereolab to Spiritualized

    Setting Times stories to music: From Stereolab to Spiritualized
    I don’t want to play favorites with the Great Reads (like a parent, I love them all equally, if differently). But... If you did an algorithm of my tastes, Friday’s Great Read might pop up. Not only was it about music, it was – be still...
  • Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight

    Bum parachute mars NASA saucer test flight
    CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. - A helium balloon carrying an experimental saucer-shaped NASA spacecraft floated off a launch tower at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, on Saturday to test landing systems for future missions to Mars....
  • Falla paracaídas en prueba de la NASA de un prototipo para misiones a Marte

    CABO CAÑAVERAL EEUU (Reuters) - La agencia espacial de Estados Unidos (NASA) lanzó el sábado un balón de helio, que transportó una nave experimental con forma de platillo, desde una torre en una base naval en Kauai en Hawai, para probar sistemas de...
  • NASA calls test for future Mars landings a qualified success

    NASA calls test for future Mars landings a qualified success
    A NASA vehicle launched high into the atmosphere to explore how to land heavy spacecraft, and possibly human beings, on Mars splashed down off Hawaii on Saturday, completing a mostly successful test, the agency announced.  The Low-Density Supersonic...
  • Success! Cassini flies by Titan, collects intel on mysterious lakes

    Success! Cassini flies by Titan, collects intel on mysterious lakes
    NASA's Cassini mission flew past Titan early Wednesday morning, successfully completing a complex maneuver that will help scientists better understand one of the solar system's most intriguing moons. Beginning around midnight, a team of scientists and...