- Telescope company, foes agree on replacing hearing officer Updated: May-27-16 11:04 pm
HONOLULU - Opponents of a giant telescope and the nonprofit company that wants to build it on Mauna Kea agree on something: It's time for a new hearings officer to oversee proceedings for the project's construction permit.
- Space probe confirms chemicals of life in comet's halo Updated: May-27-16 4:04 pm
BERLIN - Scientists have found further evidence supporting the theory that some of the building blocks for life may have come to Earth from outer space.
- The Latest: Telescope hearing officer explains UH mediation Updated: May-26-16 10:31 pm
HONOLULU - The Latest on the request by University of Hawaii's Hilo campus to replace the hearing officer overseeing Thirty Meter Telescope proceedings (all times local):
- Church in Alabama's rocket city replacing "Cosmic Christ" Updated: May-25-16 9:41 am
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Mention "Eggbeater Jesus" and most any Huntsville resident will know what you're talking about. The glass-tile mosaic that graces the front of First Baptist Church - officially, its name is "Cosmic Christ" - has been a local landmark for more than 40 years.
- Arizona researcher asks for help finding meteor in Maine Updated: May-25-16 1:01 am
RANGELY, Maine - A planetary science field researcher from Arizona is seeking help finding a fireball recorded last week streaking across the sky by police in Maine.
- Book Review: 'Beyond the Ice Limit' by Preston & Child Updated: May-23-16 10:40 am
"Beyond the Ice Limit" (Grand Central Publishing), by Preston & Child
- Pages astronauts followed to land on moon sell for $175,000 Updated: May-20-16 5:36 pm
DALLAS - Three pages with the step-by-step computer procedures that U.S. astronauts followed to land the Apollo 11 lunar module on the moon's surface in 1969 have sold at auction for $175,000.
- Mars is within reach, says German tapped for space command Updated: May-18-16 11:41 am
COLOGNE, Germany - Humans could set foot on Mars within decades if they wanted to, according to the German astronaut who has been tapped to become his country's first commander of the International Space Station.
- Telescope contested case hearing officer wants fresh start Updated: May-16-16 8:37 pm
HONOLULU - The retired Big Island judge overseeing a contested case hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope project said Monday she wants a fresh look at the issue.
- The Latest: Telescope hearing officer wants fresh start Updated: May-16-16 8:00 pm
HONOLULU - The Latest on a meeting between lawyers involved in the Mauna Kea telescope dispute and a retired judge overseeing a contested case hearing (all times local):
- International Space Station makes 100,000th orbit of Earth Updated: May-16-16 3:54 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - It's 100,000 laps around Earth and counting for the International Space Station.
- The Latest: Thirty Meter Telescope meeting open to public Updated: May-11-16 10:57 pm
HONOLULU - The Latest on a meeting for the Thirty Meter Telescope contested case hearing (all times local):
- NASA's official exoplanet count more than doubles Updated: May-10-16 5:34 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - The Milky Way just got a lot more crowded - with planets.
- Little Mercury a black dot as it crosses vast face of sun Updated: May-09-16 2:01 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - For the first time in 10 years, Mercury passed directly between the Earth and sun on Monday, resembling a black dot against the vast, glowing face of our star.
- Notre Dame to host rare Vatican Library artifacts May 8-22 Updated: May-04-16 10:52 pm
SOUTH BEND, Indiana - The University of Notre Dame will host an exhibition of manuscripts, printed books, maps and drawings from the Vatican Library beginning Sunday.
- It's Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you Updated: May-04-16 12:22 pm
It's not a national holiday, yet it might be an intergalactic one.
- Local photographer's Mt. Rainier shot to be on stamp Updated: May-03-16 12:16 pm
PITTSBURGH - The night sky at Mount Rainier National Park in Washington is often photogenic: wide and dark and full of bright stars. Add to that firmament the Northern Lights and a guy with the time to get it right and you have the makings of a photograph worthy of a postage stamp.
- 3 planets orbiting dwarf star prime spots to search for life Updated: May-02-16 2:02 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida - Astronomers searching for life beyond our solar system may need to look no farther than a little, feeble nearby star.
- Toledo astrophysicist publishes book exploring the universe Updated: May-01-16 3:05 am
CENTRALIA, Washington - While Bill Nye the Science Guy is rarely, if ever, seen without a bowtie, Toledo theoretical astrophysicist Ethan Siegel prefers his ensembles to include a kilt.
- Astronomy Day helps educate youth about astronomy, space Updated: Apr-30-16 2:11 pm
CLARKSBURG, West Virginia - Students and outer space enthusiasts gathered April 23 at the Gaston Caperton Center for an afternoon of astronomy.