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Doomsday

The Apocalypse: It’s Nothing New

Doomsday worrywarts have a long history of predicting the end of the world. From biblical times to the present day, there have been many scenarios of our ultimate demise.

05/21/2011

Space Shuttle Enterprise

War Of Words Erupts Between NYC And Houston Over Shuttle Enterprise

A Houston congressman wants to play his own version of “Texas hold ‘em” to keep NASA from sending one of its retiring space shuttles to New York City. But Sen. Chuck Schumer isn’t having it.

04/15/2011

A LEGO model of the Intrepid is seen under construction on the Intrepid - New York, NY - Apr 15, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

LEGO Model Of USS Intrepid Under Construction At Manhattan Museum

Artist Ed Diment is constructing the model aircraft, which will be 22-feet-long, weigh 550 pounds and require 250,000 LEGO pieces.

04/15/2011

Space Shuttle Enterprise

Space Shuttle Enterprise Landing At Intrepid Museum

Museum officials estimate a shuttle would bring in more than one million visitors each year.

04/12/2011

Rendering of Space Shuttle at Intrepid - Image Courtesy Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Sen. Chuck Schumer Pushes For Space Shuttle To Land In Manhattan

NASA is expected Tuesday to decide where its three retired and retiring Space Shuttles will go.

04/11/2011

The space shuttle Challenger explodes after liftoff from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida - Jan 28, 1986 - AP Photo/Bruce Weaver

Area Residents Remember Challenger Explosion

The Buehler Challenger and Space Center in Paramus is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Challenger explosion. Where were you on that fateful day?

01/28/2011

Hubble Photo of Galaxy (NASA)

Astronomers Say They’ve Glimpsed 13 Billion Year Old Galaxy

An international team of astronomers say they’ve glimpsed the earliest galaxy yet, a smudge of light from nearly 13.2 billion years ago, a time when the cosmos was a far lonelier place.

01/26/2011

Space Shuttle

NYC Hopes To Land Retired Space Shuttle

The New York State Assembly is hoping they can entice NASA to bring one of the three retired space shuttles to New York.

08/17/2010

Perseid Meteor Shower

Do you want to see some shooting stars?

08/11/2010

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