- NASA’s Curiosity Rover Team Confirms Ancient Lakes on Mars
NASA JPL — A new study from the team behind NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity has confirmed that Mars was once, billions of years ago, capable of storing water in lakes over an extended period of time. Using data from the Curiosity rover, the team has determined that, long ago, water helped deposit sediment into Gale […]
- Climate Change: America Protects Oceans and Waterways for Future Generations
White House, Washington, DC — President Obama has given a taped address to “Our Oceans Conference” in Chile earlier today. Today the President announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is moving forward to designate the first new National Marine Sanctuaries since 2000, one in Maryland and the other in the Great Lakes. […]
- Obama makes clear he will not sign another short term government funding bill.
WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) — President Barack Obama called a sudden, and extended, press conference in the State Dining Room at the White House, on Friday afternoon. The event was primarily to announce the resignation of his friend and colleague, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and to thank Mr. DUncan for for his excellent service over the last 6 years. Obama also announced that educator, Dr. John King, will, “Step in.” The event was also attended by Education Department officials and family.
President Obama then opened up to questions from the Press, speaking on Syria, his own tough stance on gun control laws, and also on government funding.
In opening remarks on government funding, the President made the point that government is open and operating under a continuing resolution for only ten weeks, through until Dec. 11. Obama said this was in essence a “gimmick” and sets up another government shut down crisis just two weeks before Christmas.
- Curiosity’s Drill Hole and Location are Picture Perfect
JPL — On Tuesday, Sept. 29, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover drilled its eighth hole on Mars, and its fifth since reaching Mount Sharp one year ago. The drilling of the hole 2.6-inches (65 millimeters) deep in a rock the team labeled “Big Sky” is part of a multi-day, multi-step sequence that will result in the […]
- Hurricane Joaquin From the International Space Station
NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly captured this photo on Oct. 2, 2015, from the International Space Station and wrote on Twitter, “Early morning shot of Hurricane #Joaquin from @space_station before reaching #Bahamas. Hope all is safe. #YearInSpace.” In addition to the crew Earth observations from the space station, NASA and NOAA satellites are tracking the progress […]
- World’s Soccer Price Index; England Most Expensive. The MLS In The US #5.
Berlin, 09/23/2015: With MLS League matches well underway, GoEuro.com, the search engine for comparing flights, coach and rail travel options across Europe, has partnered with Onefootball to calculate the cost of attending the top division games in 25 countries around the world. Taking top spot for the most expensive country to go to a match […]
- SPORTS: Messi joins the 100 club
0 Acknowledged as one of the greatest , Lionel Andres Messi Cuccittini will don national colours for the 100th time on Saturday when Argentina take on Jamaica. Not the most illustrious of opponents but the opposing players in the team nicknamed the Reggae Boyz will be the first to big up the Barcelona striker. His […]
- ROYALS FLUSH WITH ALL-STAR STARTERS
MURRAY CHASS — Poor Omar Infante. On any other team, he would be no more than a daily hitless blip in a box score; in any other city, he would be free to wage war with the Mendoza Line in relative obscurity. But not in Kansas City, where Royals’ fans enthusiastic ballot stuffing has transformed […]