When Santa climbs into his sleigh on Christmas Eve, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will be tracking his movements until the very last present is delivered. This is the 56th year NORAD, headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has followed “Big Red” around the globe. Every (more...)
By Charlene Porter Staff Writer The United States is preparing to send another exploratory vehicle to the planet Mars, the “largest and most complex piece of equipment to ever be placed on the surface of another planet,” said the director of the Mars exploration program, Doug McCuistion. The Mars Science (more...)
Under U.S. law, many items, processes, machines and chemical compositions can be patented. They range from the manufacturing process for the arthritis drug Celebrex, to the Segway PT, a two-wheeled self-balancing vehicle, to the gene for human growth hormone. By giving inventors and innovators the exclusive (more...)
People interested in UFOs will gather in Northeast Philadelphia for a conference this weekend, to discuss recent sightings and exchange information. The conference brings together big names in UFO circles—including author Bill Burnes who hosts the history channel series "UFO Hunters." John Ventre is the Pennsylvania state director for the Mutual UFO (more...)
The sheet is lifted by the air packets and propelled forwards In a laboratory at Princeton University a miniature "flying" carpet made of plastic has taken flight. So magic "flying" carpet could be real?
By Charlene Porter Staff Writer The shuttle Atlantis undocked from the International Space Station July 19 to complete final inspections and journey back to Earth, the last of the shuttle craft ever to do so, as this era of manned space flight comes to a close. Atlantis is the last (more...)
By Charlene Porter Staff Writer The 30-year era of the space shuttle will end in about a week, but NASA, the Congress and the Obama administration are having some difficulty coming to terms on what’s ahead for the United States in space exploration. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden forecasts an ambitious (more...)
Apparently infanticide is not just present in humans, case in point Casey Anthony. Often in nature, males, when taking over a pack, kill the young to make room for the young they plan to father. Yet still, protecting the young in the wild is one of the traits an animal (more...)