Topic: Mike Wall
Burning Man from 373 miles above: A European Space satellite took photos of the 2011 Burning Man festival in the Nevada desert.
09/06/2011 12:47 pm
Hurricane Irene, which battered the East Coast this past weekend was actually larger, but less intense than, hurricane Katrina.
08/29/2011 12:07 pm
Pluto moon: The tiny new moon — announced July 20 and called P4 for now — brings the number of known Pluto satellites to four.
07/21/2011 10:53 am
Atlantis launch: Despite a bleak forecast of thunderstorms and clouds, the shuttle beat the weather in a stunning midday launch, sailing into the sky on one final voyage.
07/08/2011 01:10 pm
Moon dust that had returned to earth from the historic flight that brought Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to the moon was set to be auctioned off at a St. Louis auction house, say NASA officials.
06/24/2011 03:38 pm
NASA's Messenger probe, the first spacecraft ever to orbit Mercury, has already taken more than 20,000 images.
06/17/2011 04:56 pm
Higgs boson, aka, the "God particle" is a subatomic particle that is presumed to bestow mass on all other particles. An internal note from physicists at the Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland has scientists buzzing.
04/25/2011 07:04 pm
Geomagnetic storm: A true monster storm has the potential to wreak havoc on a global scale, knocking out communications systems, endangering satellites and astronauts and causing perhaps trillions of dollars in damages.
02/18/2011 05:12 pm
A massive fireball lit up the daytime sky over much of the East Coast on Monday, as what was most likely a meteor burned up in the earth's atmosphere.
02/16/2011 01:09 pm
Oldest galaxy: Astronomers using the Hubble telescope have detected a galaxy that formed just 500 million years after the Big Bang, making it the most distant and oldest galaxy discovered so far.
01/26/2011 06:28 pm
British scientist Simon Conway Morris believes there are only two possibilities for alien life; either we're alone or aliens exist, and they are out to get us.
01/10/2011 06:06 pm
The planet Kepler-10b, spotted by NASA's planet-hunting space telescope, is just 1.4 times larger than Earth.
01/10/2011 04:26 pm
Akatsuki Venus probe: A Japanese probe has arrived at Venus, but underwent a communications blackout as it swung behind the planet.
12/07/2010 05:15 pm