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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A 150-foot asteroid hurtled through Earth's backyard Friday, coming within an incredible 17,150 miles and making the closest known flyby for a rock of its size. In a chilling coincidence, a meteor exploded above Russia's Ural Mountains just hours before the asteroid zoomed past the planet.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A 150-foot asteroid hurtled toward Earth's backyard, destined Friday to make the closest known flyby for a rock of its size. In a chilling coincidence, a meteor exploded above Russia's Ural Mountains just hours before the asteroid was due to zoom past the planet.
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 4, 2013--This Earth Day, PBS KIDS invites viewers to join America’s favorite monkey for a new CURIOUS GEORGE special: CURIOUS GEORGE SWINGS INTO SPRING. From spring fever to spring cleaning, from a canoe ride to a hot air balloon journey, George and his friends get viewers ready to explore the outdoors this Earth Day. The one-hour adventure premieres Monday, April 22 and will repeat Friday, April 26 and throughout the weekend (check local listings). The special will also be available on DVD and digital download on March 12.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas Board of Education has refused to approve a biology book by one of the nation's largest publishers, pending an expert review of supposed "errors" on evolution.
SARASOTA, FL - A new scientific study says that 316 U.S. coastal cities will be underwater unless there is a dramatic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
High pressure will stay strong over Florida for the weekend and into early next week.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — An international conservation group says one of the rarest and most threatened mammals on earth has been caught on camera in Vietnam for the first time in 15 years, renewing hope for the recovery of the spices.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is calling off all attempts to fix its crippled Kepler space telescope. But it's not quite ready to call it quits on the robotic planet hunter.
(ARA) - While most people want to help the environment in theory, when it comes down to buying green cleaning products for their office or small business, many put concerns about effectiveness and cost above whether a product is "green."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Astronomers have witnessed a cosmic explosion bigger and brighter than any except the Big Bang.
In a previous blog I talked about the African dust or S.A.L. that has been one of the factors that limited the number of hurricanes this tropical season. But killing hurricane growth is not the only effect of this sand and dust transported from the Sahara and across the Atlantic to our shores.
MOSCOW (AP) -- With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the sky over Russia's Ural Mountains region Friday and exploded with the force of an atomic bomb, injuring more than 1,000 people as it blasted out windows and spread panic in a city of 1 million.
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A new study shows that rising sea levels will threaten the viability of thousands of coastal cities -- and no state will feel the effects more than Florida.
Riverview High School is home to one of the few campus planetariums in the country. And now they're offering to students of all ages throughout Sarasota County a very unique learning program.
Riverview High School is home to one of the few campus planetariums in the country. Now they're offering to students of all ages throughout Sarasota county, a very unique learning program. It begins with a locally produced planetarium show.
ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 14, 2013-- today announced the launch of the WORDGIRL Superhero Training App for iPad and Android tablets, a new mobile app based on the popular series WORDGIRL. In the app, kids train to be a superhero alongside WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face. Users create their own superhero avatars and face off against WordGirl’s most famous villains in a series of four exciting games. The app was produced by Scholastic Media – a division of Scholastic Inc., the global children‘s publishing, education and media company.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Wednesday it successfully launched a satellite into space from its own soil for the first time, a point of national pride that came weeks after archrival North Korea accomplished a similar feat to the surprise of the world.
UCSD Superfund Research Center -- New discoveries of the way plants transport important substances across their biological membranes to resist toxic metals and pests, increase salt and drought tolerance, control water loss and store sugar can have profound implications for increasing the supply of food and energy for our rapidly growing global population.
Review of Contact and Cosmology by Author Georg Breckmann
(ARA) - Starting an environmentally friendly routine at home is a goal for many families who are concerned with reducing their environmental footprints. The age-old reduce, reuse and recycle mantra is a great start, but what many don't know is that there are also simple changes you can make to your health and beauty routine that can make a big impact on the environment. Who knew "green" preening could be so easy?
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A gray-tufted monkey strapped in a pod resembling an infant's car seat rode an Iranian rocket into space and returned safely, officials said Monday in what was described as a step toward Tehran's goal of a manned space flight.
LONDON (AP) — In a story Nov. 7 about polonium, The Associated Press reported erroneously that there is no polonium in the human body. There are tiny, generally undetectable amounts of polonium in humans.
LONDON (AP) — The deadly radioactive element polonium first hit the headlines when it was used to kill KGB agent-turned-Kremlin critic Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006.