Alabama native ready to lead NASA back to the moon

Alabama native ready to lead NASA back to the moon

When the director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center asked which of her managers might be interested in a big job in America’s return to the moon, Lisa Watson-Morgan said she looked around her office there. Watson-Morgan’s father had been a graphic illustrator at Marshall in the 1960s around the time Wernher von Braun ran […]

Missouri city apologizes after selfie taken near scene where infant's body found

Missouri city apologizes after selfie taken near scene where infant’s body found

A Missouri city official is apologizing after two selfies were taken of police officers near an area where an infant’s body was discovered Thursday in a wooded area. Officers with the Columbia Police Department, about 120 miles west of St. Louis, were in the photos taken on “national CityHallSelfie Day,” intended to honor government service, […]

YouTube Originals will be free to watch starting on September 24th

YouTube Originals will be free to watch starting on September 24th

Earlier this year, YouTube promised to make its original shows — exclusive to paying Premium members at the moment — available to the public as ad-supported programming. Now, the Google subsidiary is staying true to its word and making all original series, movies and live events released on September 24th and beyond accessible to non-paying members. Premium subscribers will […]

'Dead zone'- Data confirms dire warnings about algae growing in Chesapeake Bay

‘Dead zone’: Data confirms dire warnings about algae growing in Chesapeake Bay

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland scientists have been warning of a growing “dead zone” in the Chesapeake Bay. Now the numbers are in, confirming their dire warnings were correct. Natural Resources Department data shows an area with little to no oxygen spread to 2 cubic miles (8 cubic kilometers) by late July, making it one of the worst in […]

NASA Detects Planet-Killer Asteroid That Might Hit Earth Next Year

NASA Detects Planet-Killer Asteroid That Might Hit Earth Next Year

NASA has detected that one of the largest known potentially hazardous asteroids will approach Earth less than a year from now. Depending on several factors in space, the approaching planet-killer asteroid could end up on a path straight to Earth. The approaching asteroid has been identified by the space agency as 1998 OR2. It was first […]

Michigan counties listed as 'hot spots' in massive 'Washington Post' climate analysis

Michigan counties listed as ‘hot spots’ in massive ‘Washington Post’ climate analysis

All around the world, the effects of climate change can be seen and felt by millions of people — and three Michigan counties were listed as among the rapidly heating regions in the U.S., according to The Washington Post. The “critical threshold for global warming” has been identified as 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the Post, and the 2015 Paris […]