Trump administration devises plan to combat foreign threat in research
President Donald Trump's administration is prioritizing the protection of scientific research institutions from possible theft by foreign states. Kelvin Droegemeier, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and principal scientific adviser to President Trump, said in an Sept. 16 open letter that in recent years "some nations ...
NASA X-ray Space Telescope back online after brief shutdown
One of NASA's space telescopes is back in business after a two-day shutdown. NASA said Monday that the Chandra X-ray Observatory came back online Friday. Chandra's trouble occurred less than a week after the Hubble Space Telescope was sidelined. In both cases, the problem was in the pointing system. Officials say a ...
US hurricane, Asian typhoon: 1 brings water, the other, wind
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nature expresses its fury in sundry ways. Two deadly storms — Hurricane Florence and Typhoon Mangkhut — roared ashore on the same day, half a world apart, but the way they spread devastation was as different as water and wind.
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