- Powerful, moon-bound rocket to carry MSU satellite in 2018 Updated: Feb-07-16 4:57 pm
MOREHEAD, Kentucky - A satellite from Morehead State University will be on the most powerful rocket ever built when it blasts off on a planned mission in 2018 to orbit the moon, according to NASA.
- Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida Updated: Feb-05-16 7:35 pm
MIAMI - Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring physics, the mind, and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85.
- North Korea's rocket plans seen as disrespectful of China Updated: Feb-03-16 11:42 pm
BEIJING - The timing couldn't have appeared worse. North Korea announces it will launch a long-range rocket smack in the middle of a top Chinese envoy's visit to Pyongyang. In diplomatic terms, it was yet another sign of disrespect for North Korea's chief ally.
- State agency wants Mauna Kea observatories to pay more rent Updated: Jan-26-16 5:32 am
HILO, Hawaii - The Office of Hawaiian Affairs is calling on the state to raise the rent for observatories on Mauna Kea.
- France returns head of Hindu statue taken 130 years ago Updated: Jan-21-16 8:50 am
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia - The head of a 7th century statue of a Hindu deity was returned by France and reattached to its body Thursday for display at a Cambodian museum, more than 130 years after it was spirited away.
- New evidence points to giant 9th planet on solar system edge Updated: Jan-20-16 3:36 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - The solar system may have a ninth planet after all.
- Earth's temperature depends on where you put thermometer Updated: Jan-20-16 12:39 pm
WASHINGTON - When it comes to measuring global warming, it's all about altitude.
- Southern Illinois preparing now for 2017 eclipse tourists Updated: Jan-18-16 11:33 am
CARBONDALE, Illinois - Tourism officials in southern Illinois say they're already preparing for the Aug. 21, 2017, solar eclipse, which is expected to draw thousands of visitors.
- EXCHANGE: Bloomington boy competes on 'Child Genius' Updated: Jan-18-16 8:03 am
BLOOMINGTON, Illinois - After getting home from Evans Junior High School, 10-year-old Vivek Abraham completes his 6th grade math homework, then studies for his online astrophysics class at Northwestern University in Evanston.
- Scientists spot brightest supernova yet, outshines Milky Way Updated: Jan-14-16 6:25 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Astronomers have discovered the brightest star explosion ever, a super supernova that easily outshines our entire Milky Way.
- Campaign ads deluge 'Wheel' watchers, morning shows Updated: Jan-14-16 2:33 pm
WASHINGTON - Political groups are flooding the airwaves with advertisements during popular game shows, including "Wheel of Fortune," ''Jeopardy" and "Family Feud," and pouring money into spots during local news and network morning shows as they try to sway presidential primary voters, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
- The Latest: Ford looks to future with new app, stores Updated: Jan-11-16 4:00 pm
DETROIT - The latest developments from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
- Hardin Planetarium show offers otherworldly experience Updated: Jan-09-16 1:40 pm
BOWLING GREEN, Kentucky - Visitors at Western Kentucky University's Hardin Planetarium were whisked away on a simulated trip to Mars during a new show that explores human travel to the red planet.