| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:10 PM
It's poor form to complain about rain, even a whole lot of it, when you really need it.
So Southern Californians will just have to grin and bear it beginning Wednesday night when the first of two major storms is forecast to move into the region.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Downtown Los Angeles may get half of the 3.6 inches of rain it received in all of 2013 from the upcoming storm systems, according to AccuWeather officials.
The two storm systems are expected to move into Southern California starting Wednesday and will...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Unimpressed by Michael Jackson’s iconic moonwalk? How about a "Marswalk"? NASA’s Curiosity rover showed off its fancy footwork on the Red Planet this week by driving backward. The Mars Science Laboratory robot just finished its longest drive...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:35 PM
An asteroid the length of three football fields has eluded astronomers once again.
"If we see it, that will be historic because we've reacquired a potentially hazardous asteroid," astronomer Bob Berman said Monday night. "If it turns out we can't see...
| Feb 18, 2014
The Voyager 1 spacecraft is the first human-made object to venture into interstellar space. Even if defined only by distance, the NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory twin Voyagers are America's greatest space adventure. They've been flying successfully for...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The mystery of the jelly doughnut-shaped rock that seemed to materialize on Mars is a mystery no more.
After taking a close look at the small white rock with a deep red center dubbed "Pinnacle Island," a research team has determined it is not a fungus-...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:11 PM
Yee-haw! After perching near its tip for days, NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity rode down the largest sand dune it has ever attempted on the Red Planet.
“I'm over the moon that I'm over the dune!” the rover’s Twitter account tweeted...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 3:54 PM
On the 529th day of Curiosity's journey on Mars, the rover turned its cameras to the skies and sent back this humbling image of Earth and our moon.
Our planet and moon appear as two small dots in the Martian sky, no bigger or more significant than...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:06 PM
NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity is poised to tip its wheels over the crest of a dune called Dingo Gap, down a path that could lead to a promising new target for the robotic explorer to drill. But the rover has remained perched on the edge as its team...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 8:31 PM
In the end, it came down to a rematch: Arcadia and University high schools, two teams made up of the brightest young science minds in Southern California who one year ago faced off just like this, armed with nothing more than a small pad of paper and a...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Three fast-paced academic contests featuring some of the region’s best and most talented students will be staged Saturday afternoon, with one focused exclusively on science and two others drilling down on topics dealing with World War I.