The engineers at SpaceX this week successfully launched a 10-story rocket to an altitude of about 800 feet, moved it about 330 feet sideways and then brought the “Grasshopper” back down to its landing pad.
Frank DeAngelis, the Columbine High School principal who helped usher students to safety during the 1999 shootings, announced he will retire at the end of the 2013-14 school year.
The 341st Missile Wing at the Malmstrom Airforce Base in Montana handles one-third of the United States’ land-based nuclear missiles.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Obama administration is breaking the law by delaying its review of a plan to store nuclear waste in Nevada.
When thunderstorms emit lightning, we see the white, snaking electricity from the ground. But if you flew above the clouds, you would see a sky phenomenon known as sprites.
A New York Police Department procedure known as stop-and-frisk violates the civil rights of minorities and should be overseen by an independent monitor, a federal court judge ruled Monday.
A merger of American Airlines and US Airways would violate U.S. antitrust law, the Justice Department, six state attorneys general and the District of Columbia allege in a lawsuit filed in Washington on Tuesday.
A 19-year Army veteran was given a summons and told to leave the ocean-side boardwalk in North Wildwood, N.J., Thursday, after a police officer refused to accept the presence of the veteran’s service dog.
During a conference call with reporters, Musk said he expects a project linking L.A. and San Francisco would cost about $6 billion, a fraction of the estimated $70 billion the state believes it would cost to build a high-speed train.
Russia has invited the U.S. to participate in a tank biathlon so that both nations may learn to play nice — with heavy artillery.