Sputnik

  • January 27, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    What a relief: a SOTU address without the traditional partisan whack-a-mole standing ovations. “Date night’s” civility – or, if you prefer, lack of passion – had the virtue of keeping Democrats and Republicans mostly in their seats. (Sitting cheek by … Continue reading

  • January 26, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    What a relief: a SOTU address without the traditional partisan whack-a-mole standing ovations. “Date night’s” civility – or, if you prefer, lack of passion – had the virtue of keeping Democrats and Republicans mostly in their seats. (Sitting cheek by … Continue reading

  • October 3, 2007  

    Fifty years ago this week, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik, the first man-made satellite, into space. On the anniversary of the turning point in space exploration, a NASA historian and a science reporter assess the impact and legacy of the world’s first satellite. Continue reading