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Of course, the're all passing away now, but throughout my adult life there was always a free drink for any WWII Yank who I might have chanced to come across at a pub.
Should America ever negotiate with terrorists?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
6 hrs ago | RedOrbit
Image Caption: This image shows the rainfall totals from an analysis using data from NASA's TRMM satellite of all of the tropical cyclones that passed through the Philippines from January through November 11, 2013.
10 hrs ago | Times of Oman
This image released by NASA April 4, 2011, from its Terra satellite shows a thick wall of dust that blew across the Arabian Peninsula March 25-27, 2011, had thinned into an ethereal plume that extended across the Arabian Sea by the time the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Terra satellite captured this image on March 30.
NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space are enabling research aboard the International Space Station that could lead to new stem cell-based therapies for medical conditions faced on Earth and in space.
The discovery, involving cold, extra salty water -- brine -- that forms within openings in sea ice, adds to our understanding of how ice sheets interact with the ocean, and may improve our ability to forecast and prepare for future sea level rise.
Board Chairman Joe D'Avanzo said the 15-foot sculpture, "Torch Bearers," was sold to an unidentified Houston, Texas, buyer on Friday.
Christopher Williams, assistant professor of geography; Feng Gao, physical scientist at the USDA Agricultural Research Service; Yanmin Shuai, Crystal Schaaf, professor at UMass Boston; and Jeff Masek, NASA research scientist.
Tributes honoring former South African President Nelson Mandela continued pouring in from all over the world -- including one from out of this world.
When you think about the science accomplishments of NASA, foremost among them is its unparalleled exploration of the solar system's planets with marvelous spacecraft and rovers.
A Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. instrument essential for a new era in precipitation measurements has arrived in Japan, where it will launch aboard NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement mission.
A NASA probe has captured an amazing video of the huge and mysterious six-sided vortex spinning around Saturn's north pole.
A proposed new mission for Kepler - whose original exoplanet hunt stalled this past May when the second of its four orientation-maintaining reaction wheels failed - has advanced to a NASA vetting stage called "senior review," agency officials announced today .
On Dec. 4, 1973, exactly 40 years ago today, NASA's Pioneer 10 probe beamed the first up-close images of Jupiter back home.
The 2013 Geminid meteor shower peak arrives on Dec. 13-14 with good news and bad.
Astronomers have long known that some comets like it hot. Several of the greatest comets in history have flown close to the sun, puffing themselves up with solar heat, before they became naked-eye wonders in the night sky.
NASA commercial crew partner Blue Origin of Kent, Wash., announced it has tested a new, hydrogen- and oxygen-fueled engine designed to lift the company's crewed Space Vehicle on future missions out of Earth's atmosphere.