Articles by Roxanne Palmer
- Graduating Wisdom From Stephen Colbert, President Obama, And More [VIDEOS]
May 19 2013 1:38 PM
As graduating seniors exit the ivory tower, politicians and media figures will send them off with some parting words of wisdom.
- Golden Gate Bridge-Size Asteroid To Fly By Earth May 31
May 19 2013 11:50 AM
Luckily, the massive asteroid is expected to pass by at a comfortable distance of at least 3.6 million miles away.
- Windy Uranus, Melting Mt. Everest: The Week in Science
May 18 2013 8:45 AM
Scientists examine winds on Uranus and Neptune, "crazy" ants invade the Southwest, and a bright explosion on the Moon is visible from Earth.
- Are Some Celebs Actually Immortal?
May 17 2013 3:00 PM
Probably. Click through to find out how they got that way.
- What NASA Has Learned From Failure
May 17 2013 2:50 PM
If NASA's Kepler telescope is taken out of commission thanks to a faulty gyroscopic wheel, it will be another learning experience for the agency.
- Mechanical Problems Stall Kepler Space Telescope
May 16 2013 10:41 AM
Two of the gyroscopic wheels that help position the Kepler space observatory aren't working, endangering Kepler's ability to look for exoplanets.
- How To Get A Greener Memorial Day BBQ
May 15 2013 5:23 PM
For an environmentally-friendly backyard lawn party, chuck the charcoal grill for a gas grill; chuck the gas-powered lawnmower for an electric one.
- Meet The New Members Of The ISS Crew
May 14 2013 1:52 PM
Two astronauts and one cosmonaut will be joining the three other crew members of the International Space Station this month.
- Genetic Tests For Breast Cancer Often Cost-Prohibitive
May 14 2013 11:45 AM
Many women looking to assess their hereditary risk for breast cancer may find that their options are more limited than Angelina Jolie's.
- Social-Media-Savvy Canadian Astronaut Coming Home
May 13 2013 4:57 PM
After an eventful weekend thanks to a coolant leak on the International Space Station, prolific Twitter user and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield is flying home.
- 'Game Of Thrones' Recap: What Women Want
May 13 2013 1:21 AM
In "The Bear and The Maiden Fair," Jaime helps Brienne out of a tight spot; Theon loses something very dear to him; Daenerys delivers an ultimatum to the slavers of Yunkai.
- Brazil's 'Atlantis,' Quantum Computers: The Week In Science
May 11 2013 8:00 AM
Researchers found pieces of what may be a lost continent; a quantum computer aces a speed test; a snail scare in Texas turns out to be unwarranted.