A second explosion occurred Monday at a nuclear power plant in Fukushima, Japan, and officials say three reactors at the plant are now having cooling problems in the wake of Friday's devastating earthquake and tsunami.The latest blast blew the roof off a structure built around the reactor but di
The devastatingly destructive earthquake in Japan is being called the largest in the country's "recorded history."The phrase "recorded history" carries meaning because we humans are a chronicling race.
"I grew up watching footage of Nile crocodiles flying out of the water, eating zebras and wildebeest. And the thought of getting in the water with one was completely incomprehensible to me — just impossible."
After space shuttle Discovery returns from its last mission, NASA workers will start getting it ready for its next voyage — to a museum.NASA is retiring its shuttle fleet this year, and 21 museums across the country - including Chicago's Adler Planetarium - are vying for the chance to become a retir