| 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 17, 2014
| 2:07 PM
There are only two more weeks to check out the Mars and moon rocks and walk through at a Lunar Base Camp at Da Vinci Science Center’s exhibition “Space: A Journey to Our Future.”
Through the end of the exhibition on Sept. 7 visitors...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
ISEE-3, the vintage satellite that was retired by NASA and reactivated by a private group of scientists and engineers, will make an historic swing past the moon on Sunday as part of its long journey around the sun.
The lunar flyby will occur on Aug....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:47 PM
By the time NASA’s flying saucer splashed down in the Pacific in June, the engineers who designed it already knew their experiment had been a huge success. From the control tower at Kauai’s Pacific Missile Range Facility, they had watched...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:00 AM
They are literally specks of dust, tiny bits of primordial material that wouldn't be visible to the naked eye.
But for spacecraft in orbit around Mars, they could become minuscule agents of destruction.
These dust particles will come hurtling past the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NASA gave the go-ahead to start full production on the most powerful rocket ever.
The rocket, known as Space Launch System, is set to blast beyond low-Earth orbit this decade to explore the deep reaches of space, including near-Earth asteroids, the moon...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Get ready moon gazers! There's a supermoon rising Saturday night and you don't want to miss it.
This supermoon is especially cool because it is the first of three consecutive extra-big, extra-bright full moons. The second one will happen on Aug. 10; the...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:55 AM
Where can you dig up a dinosaur, take an airboat ride and fly a space mission? At the science center, of course, but here's where you've got decisions to make. Which one?
Florida has 21 museums that are part of the international Association of Science-...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 11:54 AM
NASA scrubbed the launch of a Delta II rocket Tuesday, 46 seconds before it was to carry the agency's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) satellite into orbit.
The space agency blamed a failure of the water suppression system of the liftoff pad at...