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California extends most ambitious climate change law in US
by Alicia Chang - September 9, 2016 - 6:36am
A decade ago, California vowed to dramatically slash greenhouse gas emissions by 2020.
Destination Jupiter: What to expect during the Juno mission
by Alicia Chang - July 6, 2016 - 8:41am
Now that the Juno spacecraft is settled in orbit around Jupiter, the real work is about to begin.  
Hello Jupiter! NASA spacecraft arrives at giant planet
by Alicia Chang - July 5, 2016 - 12:14pm
Ground controllers at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory erupted in applause when the solar-powered Juno spacecraft beamed home news that it was circling Jupiter's poles.
Journey to Jupiter: NASA spacecraft nears planet rendezvous
by Alicia Chang - July 1, 2016 - 1:01am
Jupiter takes center stage with the arrival next week of a NASA spacecraft built to peek through its thick, swirling clouds and map the planet from the inside out.
Study: Fast-food limits didn't cut obesity rate in South LA
by Alicia Chang - March 20, 2015 - 2:35am
A much-hailed law that restricted the opening of new stand-alone fast-food restaurants in one of the poorest sections of Los Angeles did not curb obesity or improve diets, a new study found.
NASA: Evidence of ocean beneath solar system's biggest moon
by Alicia Chang - March 14, 2015 - 12:00am
The largest moon in the solar system harbors a salty ocean beneath its icy shell, the latest member to join a growing club of watery moons, NASA said Thursday.
Some doctors won't see patients with anti-vaccine views
by Alicia Chang - January 30, 2015 - 3:44pm
The tough-love approach — which comes amid the nation's second-biggest measles outbreak in at least 15 years, with 95 cases or more since last month, most of them traced directly or indirectly to Disneyland...
Q&A: Measles pops up in outbreak linked to Disney parks
by Alicia Chang - January 17, 2015 - 4:00am
Measles cases have been popping up around California in an outbreak linked to visits to Disney theme parks in Orange County during the winter holiday.
Astronomers spot most Earth-like planet yet
by Alicia Chang - April 18, 2014 - 10:13am
Astronomers have discovered what they say is the most Earth-like planet yet detected — a distant, rocky world that's similar in size to our planet and exists in the Goldilocks zone where it's not too hot and...
Newfound pink world lurks at solar system fringes
by Alicia Chang - March 29, 2014 - 6:00am
Peering into the far reaches of the solar system, astronomers have spied a pink frozen world 7½ billion miles from the sun.
Study: New Madrid fault zone alive and active
by Alicia Chang - January 24, 2014 - 7:10am
The New Madrid fault zone in the nation's midsection is active and could spawn future large earthquakes, scientists reported Thursday.
Telescope spies water plumes on dwarf planet Ceres
by Alicia Chang - January 24, 2014 - 2:33am
The largest object in the asteroid belt just got more attractive: Scientists have confirmed signs of water on the dwarf planet Ceres, one of the few bodies in the solar system to hold that distinction.
Scientists dig for fossils in LA a century later
by Alicia Chang - October 28, 2013 - 4:52am
Surrounded by a gooey graveyard of prehistoric beasts, a small crew diligently wades through a backlog of fossil finds from a century of excavation at the La Brea Tar Pits in the heart of Los Angeles.
California 'sea serpent' was egg-carrying female
by Alicia Chang - October 23, 2013 - 9:43am
A 14-foot (4.2-meter) oarfish that washed ashore in Southern California last week was ready to become a mommy.
Good night's sleep cleans out gunk in brain
by Alicia Chang - October 18, 2013 - 4:21am
When we sleep, our brains get rid of gunk that builds up while we're awake, suggests a study that may provide new clues to treat Alzheimer's disease and other disorders.
Jupiter-bound craft runs into problem after flyby
by Alicia Chang - October 10, 2013 - 10:35am
NASA's Jupiter-bound spacecraft hit a snag Wednesday soon after it used Earth as a gravity slingshot to hurtle toward the outer solar system, but mission managers said it's on course to arrive at the giant planet...
NASA: Voyager 1 probe has left the solar system
by Alicia Chang - September 13, 2013 - 6:01am
NASA's Voyager I probe has left the solar system, boldly going where no machine has gone before.
NASA head views progress on asteroid lasso mission
by Alicia Chang - May 25, 2013 - 7:04am
Surrounded by engineers, NASA chief Charles Bolden inspected a prototype spacecraft engine that could power an audacious mission to lasso an asteroid and tow it closer to Earth for astronauts to explore.
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