| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:11 PM
Crescenta Valley High School students spent this past summer meeting up to twice a week to study science facts and answer questions at a high rate of speed in preparation for a shot at competing in the National Science Bowl.
A five-member team will...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 10:00 AM
California sky watchers may be able to see two celestial bodies zooming past Earth in the next few days with just a pair of binoculars.
If they're savvy.
Comet Lovejoy, which won't be back for 8,000 years, is visible in the night sky, and on Monday an...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 12:20 PM
Rosetta's journey with a comet has already revealed a dark world far more complex than scientists had realized.
In a flurry of papers published Thursday in the journal Science, researchers provide the first data-driven snapshot of comet 67P/Churyumov-...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Google Glass may have flopped in the marketplace, but Microsoft is pushing its own version of computer eyewear, Microsoft HoloLens.
The surprise announcement came Wednesday at an event meant to advertise Microsoft's latest operating system, Windows 10....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 7:29 PM
A mobile laboratory the size of a washing machine made history Wednesday when it completed a slow-motion descent to the surface of a comet 311 million miles from Earth.
But scientists fear it didn't stick the landing.
The European Space Agency's...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Claudia Alexander has spent the last 15 years of her life waiting for this moment: landing a spacecraft the size of a washing machine on the surface of a speeding comet.
She knows it won't be easy. The comet is hurtling through space at 84,000 mph,...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 6:26 PM
In less than four months, about 30 kids from Crescenta Valley High School have put in about 950 hours mentoring young La Crescenta students who built robots to compete in the FIRST LEGO League against other Los Angeles student-built robots.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Fire officials remained on high alert Sunday as strong Santa Ana winds continued to pose serious wildfire threats across Southern California, particularly in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Red flag warnings were issued throughout the region as more...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The Illuminate SF Light Art Festival returns this month with 16 sculptures around San Francisco that glow with extraordinary energy.
The fest, now in its second year, showcases public artworks installed around the city as well as temporary pieces...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 11:05 AM
Get out those rain boots and umbrellas. Forecasters are expecting the biggest rainstorm since February to hit the Los Angeles area.
A Pacific Northwest weather system should bring heavy rains to Southern California starting Tuesday, according to the...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Marjorie Cameron Parsons Kimmel (1922-95) was an actress and artist better known as just Cameron, her familial birth name. The notoriety hinges primarily on two things.
One was her role in filmmaker Kenneth Anger’s short underground classic,...