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Rockets Rally Late In Minnesota

AP | ADAM CZECH | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- James Harden scored 17 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets rallied to win their fifth straight, 87-84 over ...

Parker's Triple-Double Leads Spurs Past Rockets In OT

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Gary Neal scored 29 points and Tony Parker had a triple-double to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 134-126 overtime win against the Houston ...

Getting High... With a Little Help From Our Friends

Ed Gerwin | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business
Ed Gerwin

Interestingly, Antares' initial cargo will include small satellites built by NASA from globally sourced smartphones. But Antares should also remind us that, when it comes to America's role in the connected global economy, we also need to act on some weighty issues here on Earth.

OOPS: Rockets Center Helps Out Other Team

Posted 11.28.2012 | Sports

Omer Asik may have arrived in Houston with less fanfare than James Harden or Jeremy Lin, but the 26-year-old center is already looking like a savvy ac...

Harden Helps Launch Rockets Over Raptors

AP | CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 11.28.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON -- James Harden scored 24 points and matched a career high with 12 assists to lead the Houston Rockets over the Toronto Raptors 117-101 on Tue...

Orbital Weapons Platform

John Geoghegan | Posted 01.27.2013 | Technology
John Geoghegan

The problem with new technologies is that it's not always clear how useful they are especially in the beginning. Take, for example, the Air Force's X-37B scheduled for its third blast off. Though still in the experimental stage, it seems to be "operating within its designated parameters."

Rockets Coach's Daughter Dies

AP | Posted 01.25.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- The daughter of Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale has died at 23. Alexandra "Sasha" McHale died Saturday, and the team disclosed no other...

Israel's Game Changing War

Joshua Gleis | Posted 01.19.2013 | World
Joshua Gleis

The recent flare up of violence between Israel and the Hamas has highlighted three specific game changes from wars past.

The Strong Hearts of Israel's Rocket-Ravaged Residents

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.16.2013 | World
Anav Silverman

As I make my way back down the heavily damaged building, an elderly man leaves his apartment and walks slowly down the blood-stained stairs. He looks sadly at the memorial candles at the bottom, and whispers a few words, and then continues on to the synagogue to pray.

Harden Delivers Big Performance In Rockets' Win Over Hornets

AP | CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 11.15.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON -- James Harden scored 30 points, Omer Asik added 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets held off the New Orleans Hornets 100-96 o...

Rockets Rookie: 'I'm Not AWOL'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2012 | Sports

Royce White and the Houston Rockets appear to be having a communication problem. Both parties have been talking about the other but apparently they ha...

Lin Airballs Game-Winner

Posted 11.13.2012 | Sports

It's said that everything is bigger in Texas. Apparently, Linsanity is an exception to the rule. After his first seven games with the Houston Rocke...

Rockets: So Old School?

Seth Shostak | Posted 01.08.2013 | Science
Seth Shostak

It seems that "rocket scientist" is a job category that's here for the long haul, like "mortician." But all this activity masks an important point: rockets are not a terribly efficient way to lift things into space.

Southern Israel: Rockets, Miracles and the Iron Dome

Anav Silverman | Posted 12.15.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

Southern Israel has been dealing with a rain of rockets recently, as days and nights have been punctuated by a growing number of sirens and rocket explosions.

Jeremy Lin Finds New Couch To Sleep On

Posted 09.18.2012 | Sports

Despite signing a lucrative contract with the Houston Rockets during the offseason, Jeremy Lin still seems to be struggling to find a place to crash. ...

Israeli Students Face Uncertain School Year

Anav Silverman | Posted 10.28.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

For Leora Fima, principal of Madaim Alon Elementary School in Sderot, Israel, the school year began with the typical routine. Students from the first to the sixth grade arrived to school on time, with their new textbooks, only to begin the day with the Color Red rocket warning siren, followed by a rocket explosion.

SkyCube to Set Precedent for Future CubeSat Missions

David Duran | Posted 08.24.2012 | Science
David Duran

From an iPhone (or Android), consumers will be able to request an image from the satellite, orbiting 600 kilometers above the Earth. They will be able to send a message to SkyCube from their phone as well.

The Red the Gold and the Gutter -- Space Exploration, the Olympics and Politics

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 10.03.2012 | Science
Rick Tumlinson

Arriving as it will on the heels of the Olympics, Curiosity will continue the flow of good kind of news we have been witnessing from London to the people of Earth. The mission represents the kind of news we want to hear and see, the kind of news that inspires us.

Barkley: Jeremy Lin Will Be Better Than Tebow

Posted 07.24.2012 | Sports

Jeremy Lin or Tim Tebow? Charles Barkley knows who he would take given the choice. Over the weekend, Barkley made an appearance on the NFL Network'...

Hearing the Sounds of War in Southern Israel

Anav Silverman | Posted 09.18.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

It's hard to imagine that over an hour away from Jerusalem, life for Israeli residents in parts of the southern region, the Negev, is riddled with rockets and snipers.

Looking Back At Linsanity

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 07.18.2012 | Sports

For nearly three weeks back in February, there was no escaping Linsanity: The drives. The crossovers. The running shots. The handshake. The song parod...

Knicks Let Lin Leave

Posted 07.17.2012 | Sports

The New York Knicks are letting Jeremy Lin depart for the Houston Rockets. With approximately 90 minutes remaining before the Knicks had to decide whe...

Knicks Fans Want Linsanity To Stay

Posted 07.17.2012 | Sports

Some Knicks fans aren't ready to let Linsanity move on to another city. In an effort to urge the New York franchise to match Houston's offer for J...

Carmelo Weighs In On Rockets' Offer To Jeremy Lin

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 07.16.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Carmelo Anthony said Sunday it's up to the New York Knicks to decide if they want to match the "ridiculous contract" that the Houston Ro...

Free Agent Lintrigue: Rockets Agree to Deal With Jeremy Lin

Posted 07.06.2012 | Sports

Despite his jersey not even being on sale for the first several weeks of the 2011-2012 NBA season, Jeremy Lin ranked just behind the Chicago Bulls poi...