"We will end in a very rock-and-roll fashion."
What drives an issue home each and every time is when it is made personal, when the headlines become faces, or in this case when the refugees of war, hunger, religion or politics, turn into human beings -- just like you and me.
NASA's Curiosity rover detected a burp of methane on Mars lasting for several months--possibly stemming from a geologic process called serpentinization, or possibly the signature of microscopic Martian life.
The 96-mile-wide crater that NASA's Curiosity rover has been exploring probably once held a vast lake.
Where did the Earth get its water? For years some scientists have argued that it was brought here by water-bearing comets
Space and booze have been making a lot of news recently. Perhaps someday we'll all be throwing back space beers on Mars.
For the most part, we have lost contact with the heavens. The stars that gave our ancestors comfort and -- sometimes -- direction are nearly lost to us now. It is not just the light pollution of our cities, it is the blue-lit, seductive attraction of our digital devices that block us from looking to the night sky.
Control Room Goes Wild As Rosetta's Spacecraft Successfully Lands On Comet
Rosetta arrived at Comet 67P/C-G (as it is known) after a 10-year and 4-billion-mile chase (6.4 billion km) across the solar
"It is challenging; it's never been done before," Taylor said. "Other [comet] missions have been flybys at high speed and
"It is easy to be pessimistic, and to feel like a victim, but we need films that inspire us to go out and change things for the better. We have plenty of tragedy in real life in this part of the world; we don't need films to reinforce an already pervasive sense of despair."