What to see in the sky in 2014

Greg Redfern, WTOP space contributor

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 05:53pm EST


Drinking monkeys show stronger immune system

We've known for years that drinking moderate amounts of alcohol is good for the heart. But now, it looks like it could help our bodies take to vaccines and boost immune systems.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 09:03am EST

Crime is down, but decline lags in NY neighborhood

Crime is down to record lows in NYC, but Brooklyn neighborhood lags

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 02:08am EST

El Salvador begins evacuations near volcano

El Salvador begins evacuations near volcano following ash burst

Monday - 12/30/2013, 10:10pm EST

Va., NJ and Md. to collaborate in drone testing

Virginia, Maryland and NJ to collaborate in site testing for drones; among 5 states in US

Monday - 12/30/2013, 08:00pm EST

Small earthquake shakes southern Nevada

Small earthquakes shakes southern Nevada; no damage reported

Monday - 12/30/2013, 04:50pm EST

New Liberty science building to open in 2015

Construction on new Liberty science building underway, grand opening set for 2015

Sunday - 12/29/2013, 08:41pm EST

Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalk

Space station astronauts make rare Christmas Eve spacewalk, complete repairs to cooling system

Friday - 12/27/2013, 04:22pm EST

Indonesia cave reveals history of ancient tsunamis

Indonesia cave shows tsunamis dating back 7,500 years at 2004 site, may hold clues for future

Friday - 12/27/2013, 10:40am EST

To clean up coal, Obama pushes more oil production

Obama pumps over $1B into using carbon to extract oil for uncertain environmental benefits

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 05:20pm EST

Correction: Japan-Robot story

Correction: Japan-Robot story

Thursday - 12/26/2013, 03:20pm EST

Bail revoked for Mass. lab chemist in drug case

Bail revoked for former Mass. lab chemist charged with stealing drugs after failing drug test

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 11:50am EST

Final goodbye: Roll call of some who died in 2013

Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher among the many notables who died in 2013

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 10:51am EST

Christmas in space: The Legacy of Apollo 8

The modern-day equivalent to the New World voyage?

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 09:19am EST

NASA scientist at Va facility honored by Obama

Scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton honored by President Obama

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 03:50am EST

NASA: Christmas Eve spacewalk could wrap up repair

NASA: Christmas Eve spacewalk should wrap up station repair, no conflict with Santa's flight

Tuesday - 12/24/2013, 01:50am EST

Wood heat more popular, but there are environmental concerns

Bill Traver has sold wood stoves to customers in Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia from his small shop in Hedgesville, W. Va., for nearly three decades, but over the past few years, he's seen an increase in sales.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 08:12pm EST

Holiday lights: New views of Saturn and its moons

Holiday lights: NASA shows off sparkling new pictures of Saturn and its moons

Monday - 12/23/2013, 08:08pm EST

Apollo 8 astronaut marks 1968 broadcast to Earth

Apollo 8 astronaut Lovell re-enacts part of 1968 Christmas Eve broadcast to Earth

Monday - 12/23/2013, 04:51pm EST
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