| Aug 10, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Imagine this all-too-familiar scenario: you get to the gym, ready to hit the treadmill, and start digging in your pocket or purse for your earbuds. You fish them out and the cord is tangled in ways that would make a quantum physicist's head spin. You...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:39 AM
Is there such a thing as a low-maintenance garden?
Some landscapers and horticulturists will tell you no – every garden needs maintenance of some kind.
For the most part, they are right.
From personal experience, I can tell you there are high-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Local telescope expert Bill Fournier presented a "Telescope Nuts and Bolts" workshop for kids at the Windsor Locks Public Library on July 24. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA ambassador brought his various telescopes to introduce the world of...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 8:13 PM
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,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:12 PM
It’s hard to beat the classic combo of marshmallows + chocolate + graham crackers, but if you’re looking for a new way to enjoy this tasty treat, try these fresh takes.
Make “campfire cones,” a.k.a. s’mores in sugar cones...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:58 PM
The first IndieGalactic Space Jam, held at the Orlando Science Center over the weekend, drew more than 100 game developers and engineers from NASA, SpaceX and Titusville-based Rocket Crafters.
Designed to connect the space industry with Orlando’...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:46 AM
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,...
| Jul 14, 2014
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...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
An asteroid the length of a New York city block will zip past Earth on Sunday, coming within 770,000 miles of our planet at its closest approach.
Nicknamed "the Beast," it has been designated a "potentially hazardous asteroid" because of its size...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:07 PM
An ambitious plan to revive a forsaken NASA satellite and return it to Earth orbit ended in disappointment Wednesday when engineers conceded that a failure in the spacecraft's propulsion system made it impossible to fire thrusters and alter the probe's...
| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:51 AM
In the war between the states for the emerging commercial-rocket-launch industry, Florida is scrambling to regain momentum after a key rival — Texas — has all but secured victory in a major battle.
At stake are hundreds of jobs —...