STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for key discoveries about a cosmic particle that whizzes through spac... Full Story
Nobel Prize for key discoveries about subatomic particles
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Two scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for key discoveries about a cosmic particle that whizzes through space at nearly the speed of light, passing easily through Earth and even your body.
The Latest: Research changed the course of particle physics
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):
Korean energy economist to head UN climate science panel
WASHINGTON (AP) — A South Korean professor of climate change economics will lead the Nobel Prize-winning group of climate scientists who keep track of global warming.
Study: Higher temps, more fires, 1,000 years ago in Rockies
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — New research by scientists at the University of Wyoming has found that extreme wildfire seasons are nothing new in the Rocky Mountain region: They also happened hundreds of years ago, after global temperatures had risen slightly.
Colorado man gets probation in fossil importation case
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A Colorado man has been sentenced to one year of probation for understating the value of fossils imported from China to the United States.
Disaster plan developed in case fire reaches nuclear waste
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste, separated by no more than 1,200 feet.
China wins long-sought Nobel Prize in one of the sciences
BEIJING (AP) — For decades, China has yearned for a Nobel Prize in science. Now, a little-known researcher who helped develop a malaria medicine in a secret military project to assist Vietnam in its war against the U.S. has finally won Beijing that honor.
Farmer opens barn to show woolly mammoth bones
LIMA TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A barn in southeastern Michigan suddenly has become a natural history museum since bones from a woolly mammoth were discovered by a farmer while he was digging in a soybean field.
How to prepare for Mars? NASA consults Navy sub force
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — As NASA contemplates a manned voyage to Mars and the effects missions deeper into space could have on astronauts, it's tapping research from another outfit with experience sending people to the deep: the U.S. Navy submarine force.
Correction: Invasive Species-Lawsuit story
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about a federal appeals court ordering the government to rewrite regulations on ballast water discharges from ships, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of an environmental group that challenged the rules. It is the Natural Resources Defese Council, not the National Resources Defense Council.
Adobe Flash Player Update
You seem to be missing the correct version of Flash!
We'll help you get started. Get the latest Flash Player.