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  • Ricky Grigg, oceanographer and top-ranked big-wave surfer, dies at 77

    Ricky Grigg, oceanographer and top-ranked big-wave surfer, dies at 77
    It was just after a January storm in 1953, and the waves were epic. With other adrenaline-addled young surfers, 16-year-old Ricky Grigg caravaned up the coast from Santa Monica to Rincon, just beyond Ventura. Racing with his board into the roar of...
  • Explore the past, present and future of SPACE at Da Vinci Science Center

     
    From being able to touch one of only 34 Mars meteorites in the world to climbing into a sleeping berth in a future Lunar Base Camp, families can immerse themselves in space exploration from the surprisingly insightful speculations of early science fiction...
  • Asteroid to pass by Earth on Sunday. Wave hello to 'the Beast!'

    Asteroid to pass by Earth on Sunday. Wave hello to 'the Beast!'
    An asteroid the length of a New York city block will zip past Earth on Sunday, June 8, 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...
  • Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years

    Caroll Spinney's proudly worn Big Bird's yellow feathers for 45 years
    Imagine your dream grandpa: He's the best storyteller. Dotes on your grandma. Has plenty of sage wisdom to share. Calls you "cutie." Oh, and he's also Big Bird. That's basically Caroll Spinney, the 80-year-old puppeteer who has played the 8-foot-...
  • Climate change emerges in Florida governor's race

    Climate change emerges in Florida governor's race
    TALLAHASSEE – Climate change is not a new issue in Florida policymaking circles, but it's making an inconvenient intrusion into Florida's gubernatorial contest. Gov. Rick Scott has been taking heat over the past two weeks because he's repeatedly...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Middle East holds few attractive options for Obama

    Two and a half years ago, the U.S. pulled every soldier out of a mostly quiet Iraq. In the void, formerly al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists calling themselves "The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria" are now tearing apart the country, leaving medieval...
  • Cosmonautas rusos de la EEI salen a primera caminata espacial

    CABO CAÑAVERAL EEUU (Reuters) - Dos cosmonautas rusos flotaron el jueves alrededor de la Estación Espacial Internacional para conectar una nueva antena de comunicaciones y realizar otras tareas. Los ingenieros espaciales Alexander Skvortsov y Oleg...
  • Elon Musk unveils new astronaut-ready spaceship at SpaceX headquarters

    Elon Musk unveils new astronaut-ready spaceship at SpaceX headquarters
    With much fanfare, SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk on Thursday unveiled a cone-shaped spaceship that he hopes will one day ferry NASA astronauts and equipment to the International Space Station. Standing before a crowd of journalists and SpaceX...
  • Amazing NASA video shows the sun erupting in unprecedented detail

    Amazing NASA video shows the sun erupting in unprecedented detail
    You've never seen a solar eruption video quite like this before. After 11 months in space, NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) has captured video of a coronal mass ejection in unprecedented detail, and the results are spectacular.  And...