In the wake of last month’s meteor strike in Russia and a close asteroid flyby on the same day, members of Congress asked NASA, White House and Air Force officials what they’re doing to combat the threat of near-Earth asteroids during a hearing today (March 19) on Capitol Hill.
The United States has begun producing plutonium-238 again for the first time in a quarter century, marking a key step toward averting a feared shortage of this important spacecraft fuel, NASA officials say.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called for the establishment of increased protections in two parts of the Southern Ocean around Antarctica at an event held last night (March 18) by The Pew Charitable Trusts at the National Geographic Society in Wash…
In a recent issue of “Pacific Standard” magazine, Louisa Lombard, an anthropologist at the University of California at Berkeley, described visiting a small town in the Central African Republic where she encountered two men who claimed that their penise…
No respect. They get no respect. No matter how many great products some tech companies produce, they just don’t get all the love they deserve from consumers, or from many of my colleagues in the press. As tech journalists and consumers adore Apple, gush about Google and celebrate Samsung, these tech enthusiasts also need to remember seven other innovative companies, all of whom deserve more attention for their innovations.
On this day in 2008, molten lava blasted through the summit of Kilauea volcano at 2:58 a.m. Hawaii time.
BERLIN (AP) — Researchers in Germany have completed the first high-quality sequencing of a Neanderthal genome.