France A. Córdova is the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF), which is responsible for advancing scientific discovery and technological...
OK, I admit it. I'm a sap for nostalgia. So when my 40th college reunion reminder popped up in the email, I bolted into reverse. Who wouldn't want to "Reflect, Rekindle, Reconnect" -- words the Notable Class Reunion Chairs cooed in their beckoning letters to the alums.
Flying our astronauts should be a national strategic priority, and NASA should be free to continue expanding its use of public-private partnerships and building on its successes.
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.
How would you face the world if your face was disfigured? I had to answer this question while looking into the mirror at my own face cut open.
It is appalling that Green is today's McCarthyism. A few Republicans behind closed doors will nod their heads that they believe the scientific community, but their stronger belief is that they will lose voters if they come clean and seek legislation to protect the environment.
Calling all techno-archaeologists: Help retrieve the wondrous inventions that have expanded our view of the cosmos. Usually our space probes have an expiration date, and we can no longer rely on them for furthering our discoveries of the worlds, the space, the universe beyond our solitary planet.
What Earth-changing events are happening this week? The US Senate Committee is going to vote on the climate changing Keystone XL pipeline, and NASA j...
Startups can live or die by the depth of their investors' pockets, but some have stumbled on what can often be the most reliable source of funding -- contracts with the federal government.
What were all the boys who were running away from girls like me running toward, you might ask? Their glorious futures, of course. If boys wanted to fly, they had plenty of assistance.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
"You are messy." "You are wrong." "You are bad." These are common statements made by teachers and parents. What is wrong with these words? The answer may shock you.
How, you may ask, are things "looking up" considering the cuts to the federal budget, the retirement of the shuttle, and the faltering of international agreements with our Russian partners in the International Space Station?
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, June 5 2014 How unusual...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, May 29, 2014 How unusu...
If you are feeling dejected and gloomy, never fear; there's a flying car coming right at you in the near future. A "Jetsons-like" transportation mode is just around the corner.