Science

Expert: Water key to Mexico's Teotihuacan

Archaeologist says water features were key part at Teotihuacan ruin site outside Mexico City

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 07:40pm EST

Local students experience 'Interstellar' at Smithsonian

It will reach neighborhood movie theaters this weekend, but the new 70 mm sci-film film "Interstellar" is already playing in IMAX theaters at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum. And a group of local high school students experienced the movie and life on space during a trip to the museum.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 03:50pm EST

Fossilized turtle excavated in southern New Mexico

Fossilized turtle believed to have lived tens of millions of years ago excavated in New Mexico

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 03:00pm EST

Engine in failed rocket launch likely to be pulled

Orbital Sciences says it will likely stop using the type of engines that were employed when its unmanned Antares commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff last week.

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 12:56pm EST

Dozens of bats invade Utah courthouse

Bats invade Utah courthouse, cause move of some proceedings from 1 courtroom to another

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 12:00pm EST

Correction: Tech Moguls In Space Race story

Correction: Tech Moguls In Space Race story

Wednesday - 11/05/2014, 02:10am EST

Image of Asia: Cloud phenomenon in Aussie skies

Image of Asia: Is it a UFO? A portal in the sky? No, just a 'fallstreak hole' cloud formation

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 08:08pm EST

Rain tamps down smoke from Hawaii lava

Rain reduces smoke from lava on Hawaii's Big Island; lava flow's slow creep remains stalled

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 09:02am EST

Family headstone spared by lava in Hawaii cemetery

Family finds comfort in photo showing headstone standing in lava covering Hawaii cemetery

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 04:36am EST

Can space industry survive 2 explosions in 4 days?

Can space industry survive 2 explosions in 4 days? Crashes raise questions about private firms

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 04:20am EST

Many questions still unanswered in spaceship crash

Investigators build initial picture of spaceship crash, but many questions still unanswered

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 03:22am EST

Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions

Space tourism rocket explosion stirs mixed emotions of sadness, acknowledgement of dangers

Monday - 11/03/2014, 06:16pm EST

4 finalists selected for U. of Nebraska presidency

Sally Rockey, deputy director for extramural research at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, is being considered for the top job at the University of Nebraska.

Monday - 11/03/2014, 04:59pm EST

Spaceship's descent device deployed prematurely

Investigators: Spaceship's 'feathering' system deployed prematurely before craft broke apart

Monday - 11/03/2014, 07:54am EST

NASA discussion in Va. to explore ocean worlds

Discussion at NASA's Langley Research Center to explore oceans at edge of solar system

Monday - 11/03/2014, 07:41am EST

Cute chick rover: A new way to spy on shy penguins

Shy penguins often get happy feet when scientists approach, so cute chick rover spies on them

Monday - 11/03/2014, 01:50am EST

State ballot measures: 5 things to watch

Pot, guns, casinos, food labels, abortion laws: 5 things to watch in voting on ballot measures

Monday - 11/03/2014, 01:40am EST

A look at people killed during space missions

Latest death a long line of space tragedies and fatalities when pushing back the frontiers

Sunday - 11/02/2014, 06:50pm EST

China experimental moon orbiter returns

China recovers experimental lunar orbiter, moves ahead with plan for unmanned moon mission

Sunday - 11/02/2014, 01:30pm EST

UN panel adopts landmark climate report

Sleep-deprived UN panel adopts landmark climate report

Sunday - 11/02/2014, 07:02am EST
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