science

Jim McKeown

Weird questions serious answers fill this entertaining romp through wild imaginations.


Jill Ament

For several years now, the city of Waco has been trying to make the historic mammoth site a national monument. The city council decided last night to seek executive action from President Obama to make this resolution a reality. 


SpaceX Rocket Explodes During McGregor Test Flight

Aug 22, 2014
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A SpaceX rocket exploded over the spaceflight company’s McGregor, Texas test site.


Scientists: Asteroid Caught Dinosaurs At A Bad Time

Jul 29, 2014
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A team of geologists and paleontologists has agreed on an issue that you might have not realized was still in question: an asteroid, and the fallout from its impact, killed the dinosaurs. Some dinosaur experts were holding out on blaming the asteroid, saying that dinosaurs were already on their way out. The scientists say they're getting a better understanding of the "tempo" of dinosaur extinction.


Baylor Sophomore Shoots For Amateur Rocket Record

May 9, 2014
Kevin Healy

A Baylor sophomore is trying to break the record for the highest amateur rocket flight: 72 miles, that’s 10 miles into outer space. It’s called the Horizon Rocket project. Kevin Healy says the rocket science isn’t the hard part…it’s the fundraising.

A scientist's ambitious plan to create an early detection system for eye cancer using people's home cameras is coming along.