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  • White House budget would fund NASA's Europa, Mars missions

    White House budget would fund NASA's Europa, Mars missions
    The White House budget request for 2016 has proposed to give NASA $18.5 billion, including funding for the Mars 2020 rover and a mission to Jupiter’s icy moon Europa. But while the overall budget is nearly half a billion dollars more than the 2015...
  • Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation

    Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation
    The budget proposal unveiled by President Obama on Monday earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million that Los Angeles officials called crucial to extending the Purple Line from the Mid-...
  • Southern California could face above-normal rainfall in next 3 months

    Southern California could face above-normal rainfall in next 3 months
    After one of the driest Januarys ever in California, there may be a glimmer of hope for the parched state: There's a slight chance of above-normal rainfall for Southern California over the next three months and an even chance for the rest, according to...
  • After S.F.'s disturbing rain-free January, storm heads to N. California

    After S.F.'s disturbing rain-free January, storm heads to N. California
    After a dry January in which San Francisco received no rain the entire month for the first time in 165 years, rainfall figures released Monday show California is at 85% of normal for this time of year. But a storm heading to Northern California this...
  • Mountain-sized asteroid to closely pass Earth in 'subtle' way

    Mountain-sized asteroid to closely pass Earth in 'subtle' way
    A huge asteroid will make a near-Earth pass Monday night, giving us a preview of an event that could have our descendants sweating. Asteroid 2004 BL86, about five football fields wide, will come within 745,000 miles of Earth -- about three times as...
  • NASA launches Earth-observing satellite

    NASA launches Earth-observing satellite
    A NASA satellite lifted off early Saturday with the hope it will transmit data that will help the world do a better job of preparing for floods and droughts. The satellite is on a three-year mission to track the amount of water locked in soil, which may...
  • Local students to compete in Energy Department science competition

    Local students to compete in Energy Department science competition
    Here's a question for you: What are the names for the pyrimidine bases found in DNA? That's just one example of the many challenges that a few dozen high school students in Huntington Beach and Irvine will field this weekend in a quiz-style...
  • Students abuzz over Science Bowl contest

    La Cañada High School is prepared to compete in a regional science competition at Jet Propulsion Laboratory this Saturday, following months of preparation in hopes they'll compete in the National Science Bowl. La Cañada High teacher Eryn Walsh said a...
  • Watch: Vampire bat robot uses its wings for walking

    Watch: Vampire bat robot uses its wings for walking
    This robot is so talented it's scary. Scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne have built a robot inspired by the vampire bat that can walk and fly using its foldable wings. The Deployable Air Land Exploration Robot, or DALER,...
  • Asteroid to make near-Earth pass Monday night

    Asteroid to make near-Earth pass Monday night
    A mountainous asteroid will make a near-Earth pass Monday night, giving us a preview of an event that could have our descendants sweating, the Los Angeles Times reports. Asteroid 2004 BL86, about five football fields wide, will come within 745,000 miles...
  • Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?

    Asteroid swings very near Earth: Are you up for a midnight viewing?
    An asteroid five football fields wide will make a near-Earth flyby on Monday, and you may be able to see it at the witching hour with a pair of strong binoculars. Late Monday -- particularly at midnight -- will be prime time for trying to catch a...