One flight closer to space tourism Virgin Galactic is one flight closer to becoming a commercial "spaceline." The company's passenger spacecraft, SpaceShipTwo, completed its first rocket-powered flight Monday morning above the Mojave Desert in California. More
Police confiscate 4-foot, 2-pound marijuana joint California police confiscated a mammoth joint during a 4/20 pot rally on Saturday, reports the Los Angeles Times. As the paper notes, hundreds of UC Santa Cruz students gather each year for the event, and each year campus police confiscate things like bongs and dime bags. More
Meteor eludes all-sky cameras in southern Ontario TORONTO – The reports of a bright meteor ... strike in Quebec Several people in Quebec and near Ottawa reported seeing a bright fireball, followed by a loud sound. Some people even reported feeling the ground shake. Huge #Explosion west of #montreal ... 11/27/2013 - 11:48 am | View Link
After dramatic meteor strike, Russians pick up pieces In the town of Chebarkul, 50 miles west of Chelyabinsk city ... called meteorites, in the North Bay. And Cuba apparently experienced a phenomenon similar to the meteorite that detonated over Russia this week, island media reported, with startled residents ... 02/16/2013 - 1:35 pm | View Link
Toll from meteor strike is biggest ever A meteor strike on Friday that injured almost a thousand ... it seems to have been travelling in a different direction -- east-west, whereas the asteroid tonight will be travelling south to north," said Massey. Said Bonnal: "Not on the same orbit, not ... 02/15/2013 - 1:07 pm | View Link
Almost 1000 injured as 10-ton meteor blasts across Russian sky, causing explosions and smashing windows A third segment struck near Zlatoust, about 50 miles to the north-west. Witnesses described a scenes of panic ... Despite scientists confirming the incident as a meteor strike, the Russian Army was put on high alert as nationalist politicians suggested ... 02/15/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
Toll from Russia meteor strike 'unprecedented' A meteor strike in central Russia on Friday that left ... it seems to have been travelling in a different direction—east-west, whereas the asteroid tonight will be travelling south to north," said Massey. 02/15/2013 - 12:03 am | View Link
Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News Fireballs, Meteors, Bolides, Meteorites, Comets, Asteroid Impact,Meteorite Quest, Recent Meteorite Falls & Related News. Make a meteor report. 10/19/2014 - 11:21 pm | View Website
Meteoroid A meteor or "shooting star" is the passage of a meteoroid or micrometeoroid into the Earth's atmosphere, incandescent from air friction and shedding glowing material ... 10/19/2014 - 11:00 pm | View Website
Impact event Major impact events have significantly shaped Earth's history, have been implicated in the formation of the Earth–Moon system, the evolutionary history of life, the ... 10/19/2014 - 6:14 pm | View Website
Meteor Craters View satellite images and maps of meteor / asteroid impact craters - Geology.com - maps provided by Google.com 10/19/2014 - 4:33 pm | View Website
Bright Mid West Fireball | American Meteor Society The American Meteor Society has received over 100 reports of a bright fireball seen from mid western states at approximately 8:30 PM local eastern time. 10/19/2014 - 1:56 pm | View Website
ILLINOIS ROAD / INDIANA 14 Eastbound lane closed between River Oak Run and Abbey Place Boulevard from 9 a.m. to noon today and Oct. 21. One lane will accommodate both directions of traffic with a flagger.
"The Republican Party can keep telling you what they're against. But the good news is Democrats keep telling you what things we're for." __ President Barack Obama, campaigning for Maryland's Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown.
SLATE HILL – Nate Lake gained his toughness, in part, out of necessity. When you have four older, over-sized football players as brothers, you better get tough in a hurry."It definitely was tough,’’ Lake said. "I got roughed up a lot as a kid. I think it helped us out a lot.
Almost one year after undergoing a liver transplant that saved his life, Edward A. Diana, former Orange County executive, looks good. Very good. "I’m back up to 148 pounds," he says, proudly. "Right around 150 is my healthy weight. I’ve weighed more and weighed less, but 150 is right