| Dec 1, 2013
| 11:44 AM
BEIJING--In hopes of ensuring that the next man on the moon is Chinese, Beijing launched a rocket carrying a buggy-like vehicle that is expected to roam and explore the moon's surface for three months.
The Long March rocket lifted off from the Xichang...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:42 AM
A From the Archive photo gallery of previous Hollywood Christmas Parade images....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:15 PM
Whispering of wind power
Virginia is a full partner in the changing U.S. energy landscape, and as such it's no stranger to the intense debates that energy issues generate.
All across the country, there's concern about hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Now that Congress has bungee-jumped the country off the fiscal cliff -- fixing tax rates only to bounce right back to face spending cuts and the looming debt ceiling -- what does it mean for your individual personal finances?
Let me answer by...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Six months ago this would have been a great question: Would there be a park on the moon before Hagerstown established a dog park?
I think the Hagerstown dog park is now a fact, although the process was so long and tortured that I stopped following the...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:08 AM
Poor Neil Armstrong. After suviving his earthly death last year, he died again in the Twitterverse yesterday.
Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died August 25, 2012, but ABC News killed him again Tuesday when they tried to add a new video to...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:20 PM
All the Pledge in the world couldn’t keep the dust off a lunar rover parked in the wrong part of the moon, according to a new study.
Presenting at a meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society in Scotland, Farideh Honary of the University of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:12 PM
Dancer, rapper, and, oh yeah, Man on the Moon Buzz Aldrin is talking, but are the right people listening?
One of the original moonwalkers (“Michael Jackson always did it backwards!” Aldrin complained) challenged the United States to pick...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Neil Armstrong’s most famous line – “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” uttered after becoming the first person to set foot on the moon – contained one small error that became one giant...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:56 PM
When Neil Armstrong said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," he actually screwed up. He meant to say, "One small step for A man," which makes more sense.
Armstrong later tried to correct his mistake, but his original...
| Apr 4, 2013
Thirty-two students in aerospace, engineering and science programs in 11 different countries descended on the Jet Propulsion Laboratory last week as part of a Caltech competition to design a mission to one of Mars' two moons, Phobos or Deimos.
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:53 PM
The front page of Sunday's Times featured a large profile of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney as a preview to the GOP National Convention, which was to begin Monday. A similar profile of President Obama is scheduled for this coming......