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Nov 26, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Would Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin even had a moon to walk on if the United States had its way in the 1950s? During the height of the Cold War, U.S. officials debated whether to detonate nuclear bomb on the moon in order to send a message to the Soviet Union, the Asian ...

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Nov 25, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Nov 14, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fox News: Let's hope Star Fleet perfects the technology before the Romulans get their hands on it. Scientists have made the impossible possible, disappearing a cylinder by guiding light around it before putting those photons back on their original path -- essentially bending light around the object. This new approach achieves invisibility where ...

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Nov 13, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Video streaming by Ustream Excerpted from Yahoo.com: The skies over a slice of northern Australia will darken for a few minutes today as the planet experiences its first total solar eclipse in more than two years. Today's total solar eclipse — the first since July 2010 and the last until March ...

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Oct 29, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Maryland Governor, and Obama surrogate, Martin O'Malley appeared with Brian Wilson and Breitbart's Larry O'Connor on "Mornings on the Mall" on WMAL in Washington DC this morning. During the course of an informative public service interview to warn Maryland residents about the impending storm, Gov. O'Malley politicized the emergency by claiming global warming was the ...

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Oct 25, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Following a firestorm of negative feedback, CNN hastily deleted from its website late Wednesday virtually all mention of a study about the effect hormones have on women’s political preferences. “A post previously published in this space regarding a study about how hormones may influence voting choices has been removed,” a message ...

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Oct 23, 2012 Comments Off Dinah Tellya

ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) - New research suggests that the phenomenon of premenstrual syndrome, known more commonly as PMS, may not occur the way many have thought over the years. Researchers working under the direction of Dr. Sarah Romans of the University of Otago in New Zealand asserted that the correlation between an impending menstrual cycle and ...

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Oct 22, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

L'AQUILA, Italy – Defying assertions that earthquakes cannot be predicted, an Italian court convicted seven scientists and experts of manslaughter Monday for failing to adequately warn residents before a temblor struck central Italy in 2009 and killed more than 300 people. The court in L'Aquila Monday evening handed down six-year-prison sentences to the defendants, members ...

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Oct 15, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Oct 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Oct 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Oct 14, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com ROSWELL, N.M. – Extreme athlete Felix Baumgartner landed gracefully on Earth after a 24-mile jump Sunday from the stratosphere in a daring, dramatic feat that officials said made him the first skydiver to fall faster than the speed of sound. Baumgartner came down safely in the eastern New Mexico ...

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Oct 12, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Oct 2, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Sep 21, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from New York Times: For generations of Americans, it was a given that children would live longer than their parents. But there is now mounting evidence that this enduring trend has reversed itself for the country’s least-educated whites, an increasingly troubled group whose life expectancy has fallen by four years since 1990. Researchers have long ...

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Sep 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Independent: The world's leading pharmaceutical companies are downgrading the search for new treatments for Alzheimer's disease after the failure of a series of high-profile drugs trials. The human and financial costs of the disease are growing rapidly as the population ages, but the prospects of treatments to halt it, or slow its progress, ...

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Sep 18, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Fox News: A warp drive would manipulate space-time itself to move a starship, taking advantage of a loophole in the laws of physics that prevent anything from moving faster than light. A concept for a real-life warp drive was suggested in 1994 by Mexican physicist Miguel Alcubierre, however subsequent calculations found that such ...

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Sep 10, 2012 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

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Sep 10, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Los Angeles Times: A new theory is pouring some cold — actually, some really hot — water on the idea that Mars could have been habitable in the past. Planetary scientists searching the Red Planet for places that could have contained the building blocks for life look for clues in clays, which ...

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Sep 9, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Britain's The Telegraph: They look like they could be the latest images taken from a multi-million pound NASA satellite but these stunning snaps were actually taken from a £30 camera bought off eBay by a teenager. Adam Cudworth, 19, managed to capture these incredible views of the earth from space using little more than ...

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Aug 26, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

BERKELEY, Calif. (CBS Seattle) – It sounds like something out of the movie “Johnny Mnemonic,” but scientists have successfully been able to “hack” a brain with a device that’s easily available on the open market. Researchers from the University of California and University of Oxford in Geneva figured out a way to pluck sensitive information from ...

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Aug 25, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 23, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

L.A. Times: NASA has released raw footage of the Mars landing of the Curiosity rover. Listening to the audio is nearly as fun as watching the video , which depicts the last couple of minutes before Curiosity reaches its landing site in Gale Crater. Whoops and applause punctuate the scientific play-by-play.

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Aug 22, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

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Aug 17, 2012 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excertped from The Sideshow: A new animated video shows the evolution of the universe, from Big Bang to now in a little over a minute. Wired's UK site picked up on the realistic computer simulation that was developed by researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) in collaboration with researchers at the Heidelberg Institute for ...

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