New evidence supports impact theory of moon's creation

It's long been theorized that the moon was created when a Mars-sized proto-planet slammed into the Earth. Unfortunately, though, the chemistry of the two bodies has stubbornly failed to bear this out.

Research institute buys six tickets to space

Who knew the perks of being a research scientist could be so good? But the Southwest Research Insitute has handed over $1.6 million to Virgin Galactic to fly some of its staff into space.