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  • Why we must reinvigorate our interest in science -- and how DJ Scientific could help us

     
    Why did we lose interest in science, and how can we get it back? In an Op-Ed article from Sunday's pages, Meryl Comer, president of the Geoffrey Beene Foundation Alzheimer's Initiative, and Chris Mooney, coauthor of "Unscientific America: How Scientific.....
  • NASA gives away pieces of space shuttle to schools

     
    NASA Space shuttle tiles giveaway...
  • Geek alert: Watch the Mars rover getting assembled

     
    Ever wonder what it’s like assembling the high-tech robots that trawl other planets? Well, the folks over at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada Flintridge are giving you the chance to find out. The space agency has set up......
  • NASA soars into Flickr

     
    NASA has joined the Flickr Commons, giving the photo-sharing site access to dozens of spectacular, copyright-free images -- such as the one above, which showcases the space shuttle Endeavor lifting off from Kennedy Space Center last year, as well as a...
  • Space shuttle launch: Did you watch the Atlantis countdown?

     
    Three, two, one, and ... liftoff! After the next two launches, it could be a while before you hear that phrase -- outside of spaceship references made while lifting your baby niece and zooming her around the living room. NASA......
  • Down to Earth: Obama's new space policy

     
    President outlines his plans for a more efficient space program that relies on other countries and private enterprise....
  • Tens of thousands of sea turtle eggs to be moved from Gulf Coast in wake of oil spill

     
    PENSACOLA BEACH, Fla. — An effort to save thousands of sea turtle hatchlings from dying in the oily Gulf of Mexico will begin in the coming weeks in a desperate attempt to keep an entire generation of threatened species from......
  • First batch of sea turtle hatchlings rescued from beaches near gulf oil spill are released

     
    The first group of sea turtles that are part of a sweeping effort to save threatened and endangered hatchlings from death in the oily Gulf of Mexico have been released into the Atlantic Ocean. Fifty-six endangered Kemp's ridley turtles were......
  • Happy Birthday, Hubble; No cake but NASA's space telescope still peers back in time

     
    A collection of astounding images captured by the space telescope millions of years after they occurred in other distant galaxies....
  • Ride-by-ride preview: Legoland Florida theme park to open in October 2011

    Ride-by-ride preview: Legoland Florida theme park to open in October 2011
    Legoland Florida will open in October 2011 with 50 rides, attractions and shows at the former Cypress Gardens theme park in Winter Haven, about 40 miles from Disney World. In many ways, Legoland Florida will be similar to Legoland California in Carlsbad,...
  • A father gives his son the gift of time

    A father gives his son the gift of time
    "Papa," Aurelio told me, "I want to touch the moon!" This was more than the fanciful thinking of a 5-year-old. On a father-son trip last month to watch the launch of the space shuttle, Aurelio did touch the moon — a small piece displayed at the...