Latest from Joel Achenbach

"Huge breakthrough" could lead to clinical treatments of brain damage but also raises ethical concerns and creepy scenarios.

  • Apr 17, 2019

Scott Kelly says he didn’t feel normal until 8 months after he returned from the International Space Station.

  • Apr 11, 2019

The black hole is at the center of Messier 87, a galaxy about 54 million light-years away.

  • Apr 10, 2019

Theorized but never imaged directly, black holes may finally be ready for their close-up.

  • Apr 9, 2019

Amid wreckage and downed trees, residents worry about fires and congressional gridlock.

  • Apr 6, 2019

Mulvaney said it would take “something dramatic” to persuade President Trump to keep the border open.

  • Mar 31, 2019

Survivors of mass shootings remain vulnerable to “emotional shock waves,” experts say.

  • Mar 26, 2019

Disaster agency admits to massive “oversharing” of personal information

  • Mar 22, 2019

Agency head dismayed by new delay, but “Senate Launch System” has strong political support.

  • Mar 22, 2019

A study suggests scientists need to up their game on experimental design and statistical analysis.

  • Aug 27, 2018
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