As the skies darken, temperatures drop and an “eerie quietness” fills the air during the total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, bride Samantha Adams and groom Cameron Kuhn will be saying “I do.” The couple is holding their midday wedding ceremony in the path of totality in St. Joseph, Missouri. “It is
Chuck Berry, one of the creators of rock and roll, has died, according to police. He was 90. St. Charles County, Missouri, police said Saturday they responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at approximately 12:40 p.m. Inside the home, first responders found an unresponsive man, but despite
What the Space Agency Is Really Doing That Mirrors the Hollywood Movie Plot
Comet Ison is expected to be visible in the night sky following it's grazing with the sun.
Just where will 68 kilobytes of computing power and an analog record get you? To quote Buzz Lightyear: "To infinity and beyond!" That very well could be Voyager 1's motto. Voyager 1's precise location has been one of the most hotly debated scientific topics of the past year. Has the intrepid probe
The Cassini spacecraft took a day off from exploring Saturn's rings and weather patterns to snap a photo of Earth. Like Voyager 1 revealed in 1990 when it took a photo of the planet from the edge of the solar system, Earth really does look like a pale blue dot . Cassini was nearly 900 million miles
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at the top of our instant index tonight, something happening for the first time in human history. A little man-made object is about to hurdle its way all the way out of the solar system. The voyager was launched 35 years ago, carrying records encoded with information about life on earth. Music by
Making its interplanetary debut, Black Eyed Peas artist will.i.am’s “Reach for the Stars” became the first song to be broadcast to Earth from the red planet. NASA’s rover “Curiosity” transmitted the piece on Tuesday from the Martian surface to an audience of students at the...
On the Edge: Scientists Say Voyager 1 About to Go Where No Human-Carrying Spaceship Has Gone Before