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About 8 inches of snow expected in Denver, more in some areas

The snowstorm along the Front Range and in northeastern Colorado is expected to continue through Tuesday morning, bringing up to 14 inches of snow to …

Snowstorms

Upgraded Curiosity suggests water was repeatedly present on Mars – NASA

NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover has examined mineral veins in the Red Planet’s so-called “Garden City,” thanks to a new observation tool. Chemical …

Donald Trump: Give Syrian Refugees ‘Swatch of Land’ for Safe Zone

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Donald Trump took the stage in Tennessee armed with the certainty that he’d been right all along, and a new plan for what to do with Syrian refugees.<p>The GOP frontrunner told the nearly 10,000 person crowd at the Knoxville Convention Center that his prescription for the Middle …

5 Biggest Takeaways from Denver Broncos' Week 10 Loss to the Kansas City Chiefs

The Denver Broncos suffered an absolutely humiliating defeat at the hands of the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. They were beaten soundly by the Chiefs 29-13 in a game that could be the season's low point.<p>For the first time in his career, we saw quarterback Peyton Manning get benched. In the third …

I’m a NASA astronaut, and here’s what it takes to become a space voyager

I was teaching a third-period science class on April 12, 2004, when I got the phone call from NASA I’ll never forget. Soon I’d relocated to Houston, Texas, close to the Johnson Space Center, to begin training to become an astronaut.<p>As I would quickly discover, it’s a long and rewarding road. But …

Space Exploration

MIT scientists have charted a course for Mars that they say beats NASA's by a landslide

It's a very different plan than the NASA astronauts in the latest sci-fi action film "The Martian" take.<p>Moreover, it's not what the real NASA describes in their outline for human exploration of Mars, called the Mars Design Reference Architecture 5.0.<p>But the US space agency might want to reconsider …

Space Science

First Winter Storm Blankets Rockies, High Plains

A blizzard warning that saw parts of Kansas and Nebraska and much of northeastern Colorado — including Denver — bunkered in Monday night will continue well into Tuesday, forecasters warned.<p>Heavy snow was at the heart of the first severe winter storm of the season, spreading through the Rockies and …