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Film School Tackles Global Warming, Space and Beyond

Xaque Gruber | Posted 09.05.2014 | Science
Xaque Gruber

When people think of film school curriculum, they don't usually think of cutting edge scientific collaborations with NASA and space launch experiments...

Mars 'UFO' Controversy Ignited By Curiosity Rover Images

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Weird News

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, how much are two pictures worth, especially if they show an odd-looking, allegedly descending light heading to the ...

New Data Suggest Theory About Black Holes Was All Wrong

Space.com | Mike Wall | Posted 03.30.2014 | Science

The gigantic black holes that lurk at the hearts of galaxies were apparently born big. The central black holes in dwarf galaxies — the "seeds" th...

EXPLAINED: How NASA Copes With Daily Deluge Of Data

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

Every hour, NASA's missions collectively compile hundreds of terabytes of information, which, if printed out in hard copies, would take up the equiv...

WATCH: NASA's New Robot Shows Its Versatility

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory has released video of the latest addition to its growing line-up of robots, RoboSimian! Nicknamed "Clyde," the odd...

Space, Jerry Brown's Place, and A Race

William Bradley | Posted 10.27.2012 | Technology
William Bradley

Now space is happening again, in ways different than before. While NASA begins to refocus on a true deep-space mission to the asteroid belt while maintaining its presence with the International Space Station, private enterprise is beginning to pick up the slack for orbital missions.

Lee Speigel

UFOs On Mars?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 08.22.2012 | Weird News

NASA's Curiosity rover had hardly touched down on the surface of Mars on Aug. 5 when its cameras started transmitting images back to Earth of some odd...

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: Mars Rover Team Celebrates Victory At This LA Bar

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 08.07.2012 | Los Angeles

Beer was flowing and geeks were hooting and hollering all over Pasadena as NASA's rover Curiosity landed successfully on the surface of Mars on Sunday...

Meet NASA's Viral Mohawk Guy, Bobak Ferdowsi (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.06.2012 | Technology
Shira Lazar

I caught up with Bobak to learn more about his rise to online stardom, his eccentric hairstyles, and, of course, what it takes to land on Mars.

Rover Team Gets Rock Star Treatment

Posted 08.06.2012 | Science

By: Mike Wall Published: 08/06/2012 05:55 AM EDT on SPACE.com PASADENA, Calif. — They entered the room like rock stars coming back onstage for...

NASA Video Tribute To Ray Bradbury

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

In November 1971, authors Ray Bradbury and Arthur C. Clarke joined scientists Carl Sagan and Bruce Murray for a panel discussion at Caltech. The occas...

WATCH: Zoom Over Amazing Asteroid During Surreal Sunrise

Posted 05.15.2012 | Science

Even though NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has been orbiting the asteroid Vesta since mid-2011, the rocky world still yields surprises--from its complex geo...

NASA Radar Peeks Inside Hawaiian Volcano

Posted 01.15.2012 | Science

By: Brett Israel Published: 01/14/2012 09:57 AM EST on OurAmazingPlanet Anyone can walk alongside the creeping lava on Hawaii's Mount Ki...

NASA's New Year's Moon Mission

AP | By ALICIA CHANG | Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

LOS ANGELES -- The cruise to the moon took 3 1/2 months and covered 2 1/2 million miles – far longer than the direct three-day flight by Apollo ...

A Sublime and Ridiculous Day: Mars Mission and AfPak Debacle

William Bradley | Posted 01.28.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

This Thanksgiving weekend saw the greatness of America and the failings of America both on dramatic display. On Saturday we simultaneously reached for the heavens and got further stuck in the mud.

$2.5 Billion "Dream Machine" To Launch This Weekend

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 01.22.2012 | Technology

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — As big as a car and as well-equipped as a laboratory, NASA's newest Mars rover blows away its predecessors in size and sk...

Jupiter Spot Viewed With FRESH Perspective After New Data

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The best thermal images yet of the Jupiter spot have revealed surprising weather and temperature variation within the solar system's most famous storm...

Jet Propulsion Lab Mars Rover

Tanya Jo Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Tanya Jo Miller

This weekend JPL has opened their house to the public. Their casa es tu casa. It's like a science Disneyland, complete with all the long lines and crappy food.

Death by Dior: A Book Review

Alison Winfield Burns | Posted 07.20.2013 | Books
Alison Winfield Burns

There is no death by Dior if we talk about art, there is only life by Dior. And in this book that so remorselessly brings to light long-ago misdeeds, there is something of a reminder how great art outlasts the residue of pain.