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NASA To Launch New Drone

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UNITED STATES—On Thursday, June 27, NASA announced that it’s dispatching a drone named Dragonfly to examine Titan, Saturn’s largest moon. With the help of...

Griffith Observatory Hosts Free Solar Eclipse Viewing

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GRIFFITH PARK—The Griffith Observatory will offer a free public viewing of the “Great American Eclipse” on Monday, August 21, from 9:05 a.m. to 11:44...

Scientists Grow Potatoes In Near Mars-Like Conditions

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LIMA, PERU—The potato, first cultivated by humans seven thousand years ago in what is now southern Peru, made its way from the New World...

“Hidden Figures” Is Inspiring, Fun

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HOLLYWOOD—I recall after seeing the trailer for the movie “Hidden Figures” telling myself, ‘Now, that is going to be something powerful.’ The movie is...

Griffith Observatory Lecture to Explore Space Colonization

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GRIFFITH PARK—A lecture and book signing event will explore the appeal of space adventure and colonization of Titan at the Griffith Observatory on  Thursday,...

“The Martian” Is Absolutely Stunning Cinema

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HOLLYWOOD—“Gravity” was one of those films that blew my mind in 2013 when it comes to cinematic evolution. In 2015, another film challenges the...

NASA Awards SMC The MUREP Grant

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SANTA MONICA—Santa Monica College has been selected to receive a MUREP Community College Curriculum Improvement (MC3I) grant by NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP). The $250,000...

Nepal Survivors Located With NASA Technology

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PACIFIC PALISADES—Scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are applying new, state-of-the-art technology to amp up rescue efforts in Nepal.  This news comes after a...

Lecture On Space Program At Griffith Observatory

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GRIFFITH PARK—On Thursday, May 7, John Logsdon, author of After Apollo: Richard Nixon and the American Space Program, will give a lecture at the...
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