The Top 101 Astronomical Events to Watch for in 2015
Phew! It?s here. Now in its seventh year of compilation and the second year running on Universe Today, we?re proud to feature our list of astronomical happenings for the coming year. Print it, bookmark it, hang it on your fridge or observatory wall. Not only is this the yearly article that we jokingly refer to [?]
Watch Asteroids Whiz by the Earth-Moon System This Week as First Steps Toward Asteroid Exploration Leave the Launch Pad
It?s a dangerous universe out there, for a budding young space-faring species. Killer comets, planet sterilizing gamma ray bursts, and death rocks from above are all potential hazards that an adolescent civilization has to watch out for.(...)Read the rest of Watch Asteroids Whiz by the Earth-Moon System This Week as First Steps Toward Asteroid Exploration [?]
Rise of the Mega Rockets: Comparing Heavy Lift Launch Systems
A new generation of space rockets ready to lift new and exciting payloads spaceward is coming to a sky near you. Tomorrow, a Delta IV Heavy rocket will boost the Orion space capsule on a two orbit journey around the Earth that will test key systems. And though tomorrow?s launch is uncrewed, the Orion Command [?]
Bass Pro Pulls Permit for Bowling Alley
Bass Pro Shops is preparing to install a bowling alley inside The Pyramid. The company has applied for a $600,000 building permit through the city-cou...
Lynnfield Place Apartments Sell for $22.4 Million
The Lynnfield Place apartment community in East Memphis has sold for $22.4 million. Lynnfield Apartments LLC, an affiliate of Hyde Capital LLC, purcha...
Earthquake Research Center in Memphis Gets Grant
The U.S. Geological Survey is awarding a $2 million grant to the Center for Earthquake Research and Information at the University of Memphis. The univ...
Shelby County, CSX Reach Greenline Deal
Shelby County government has a contract with CSX Railroad to buy the railroad?s old right of way from Farm Road in Shelby Farms Park to the old ...