Stories about Science

Feb 20 2016

Space station astronauts give huge trash can the boot

And it shatters the previous record of 8,000 in 1978. "It's not at all surprising to me that so many Americans from diverse backgrounds want to personally contribute to...

Feb 20 2016

Back to space race: Virgin unveils SpaceShipTwo

Virgin Galactic did not provide a projection stating when it would start bringing tourists to space. The accident hampered Virgin Galactic's progress, but the men and...

Feb 20 2016

'Firefall' mesmerizing at Yosemite National Park in California

The firefall occurs for just two weeks in February. It's the elusive "firefall", when the whole downward flow briefly looks like it's on fire. However, even though the ...

Feb 20 2016

Toyota recalls 2.9 million SUVs globally for seat belt separation

Although the company says no injuries have been reported, an Internet publication by CNET "Road Show" claimed that defected seat belts separated in a fatal accident in ...

Feb 20 2016

Record number of astronaut wannabes apply to NASA _ 18300

That’s more than double the previous record of 8,000 for the first space shuttle astronaut class in 1978. An 18-month process will help NASA determine which 8 to 14 peo...