This is the grave of James Fletcher. Born in 1919 in Milburn, New Jersey, Fletcher grew up in a prominent family dedicated to scientific advancement. His father, Harvey, was a physicist who was one of
In the midst of everything else going on right now, it’s also the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 13 mission, and I’m going to use this as an excuse to write about something a bit different
Does space have a labor history? The answer is yes. On December 28, 1973, the crew of Skylab went on a one-day strike to protest their working conditions and the pressure NASA placed on them to catch
The evidence connecting climate change to specific weather events continues to grow, as this NASA run-down of research on the California drought demonstrates (PDF).