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  • Oddball bills stand out in Congress

    Thousands of bills are introduced in a congressional session, but only a fraction become law. Even without that success, they call attention to their causes — or their sponsors. Here are a few of the eclectic measures awaiting action in Congress....
  • Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop

    MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...
  • 'Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey' is a bold adventure for mainstream TV

    "It's time to get going again." With these words, host and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson kicks off the new documentary series, "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey." Premiering on Fox, the National Geographic Channel and eight other affiliated networks...
  • 'Mad Men' Recap: 'Waterloo' Charts Course for Final 2015 Episodes

    Every great ad is a story. Ain't that the truth. SPOILER ALERT: Stop reading if you haven't seen the "Mad Men" season 7-A finale, "Waterloo." We close this first half of the final season on a surprisingly hopeful note for our heroes. The mood seems to...
  • Living Here: Research facilities

    Living Here: Research facilities
    Hampton Roads — and the Peninsula in particular — boasts an array of world-class research facilities. Here are some notables: NASA Langley Research Center The center in Hampton was founded in 1917 as the nation's first civilian aeronautics...
  • Legendary NASA test pilot Bill Dana dies at 83

    Legendary NASA test pilot Bill Dana dies at 83
    William H. "Bill" Dana, the famed NASA test pilot who helped usher in the space age in the 1960s by routinely flying rocket planes to new supersonic speeds and stratospheric heights, has died. He was 83. Dana was a square-jawed aviator during an age...
  • Bill Dana dies at 83; NASA test pilot helped usher in space age

    Bill Dana dies at 83; NASA test pilot helped usher in space age
    The black sky enveloped NASA test pilot Bill Dana as his X-15 rocket plane stopped climbing at 306,900 feet and began teetering back toward the small brown stretch of Mojave Desert more than 58 miles below. "The horizon appeared as a ring of bright blue...
  • Obama meets Apollo 11 crew to mark moon landing's 45th anniversary

    Obama meets Apollo 11 crew to mark moon landing's 45th anniversary
    President Obama celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing by meeting with the surviving crew members of the NASA mission that put the first humans on the moon. In the Oval Office, the president spoke privately with astronauts Buzz...
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's 'Space'

    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center is celebrating the anniversary with visits by two former astronauts, video of the original moon landing and other special...
  • 'Marketing the Moon' examines Apollo program as one giant leap for marketing kind

    'Marketing the Moon' examines Apollo program as one giant leap for marketing kind
    Forty-five years ago Sunday, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon. In "Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program," David Meerman Scott and Richard Jurek examine what they believe is the largest...
  • Celebrate the moon walk at Da Vinci Center

    Meet astronauts, learn about space travel and watch news footage from the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing in an event at the Da Vinci Center Sunday, July 20, that celebrates Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon. The event is in conjunction with the Allentown...