A Long Island lab that is home to the only operating particle collider in the U.S. is opening its doors to the public.
The new space shuttle pavilion at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum opens to the public on Thursday. It will offer visitors an up-close and personal view of the space shuttle Enterprise, as well as exhibits on NASA's current missions on earth and space science, research on improving aeronautics and the rockets destined to take humans to explore the solar system.
Sea levels along a quarter of the East Coast, including around New York City, are rising more quickly than the global average, according to a new study.
New York State's energy grid is in very good shape heading into the summer, according to the New York Independent System Operator, which manages the transmission lines. And, two energy conservation programs are playing an important role keeping the system stable.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise will travel up the Hudson River from Jersey City on Wednesday. It will pass the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center before being hoisted by crane onto the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. The Enterprise's original move-in date was Tuesday but organizers announced Monday that bad weather had delayed preparation work.
NASA wants to take you on a mission to Mars. No, not that NASA -- the other one based out of the lower Manhattan studio of artist Tom Sachs. His installation, "Space Program: Mars," opened at the 55,000 square-foot drill hall of the Park Avenue Armory on Wednesday.
Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's version of the cult classic "Dark Shadows" hits the big screen on Friday, bringing the Gothic soap opera back from the dead nearly 50 years after it debuted on TV. Film critic David Edelstein, of New York Magazine and Fresh Air, says this is not a remake for die-hard fans.
Barbra Streisand is going back to her roots. The Oscar- and Grammy-winning diva was born and raised in Brooklyn, but has never performed publicly there. That will change on October 11 when she will give a concert at the new Barclays Center arena, which is still under construction.
The visitor center, which opens this week, will allow access to a huge trove of New York City's archival photos along with other pieces of the city's history -- including legal documents, the city's TV and radio recordings, and gifts given to mayors over the years, like a Waterford crystal baseball bat given to Mayor Giuliani by the Yankees.
Hundreds of friends and fans of Levon Helm, who died last week of cancer, are traveling to his Woodstock home and barn where he held his Saturday night Midnight Ramble concerts to say goodbye to the influential singer and drummer for The Band.
Space Shuttle Enterprise is scheduled to come to New York this week on the back of a specially modified NASA 747. That is, if the weather permits. NASA officials are keeping a close eye on the forecast before they give their go-ahead.
The economic crisis in Greece has shrunk the country’s economy, cost tens of thousands of jobs and led the government to impose severe austerity measures. Now, a group of Greek New Yorkers is mobilizing to help Greece's most vulnerable survive the harsh economic times
Nissan, the maker of the city's next model taxicab, said it will be using the boxy van in an ad campaign to help brand the company as innovators to be showcase the company's innovation.
Use it or lose it! If you have money taken out of your paycheck before taxes for medical expenses, you know you have to use that money by the deadline or kiss it goodbye.
Metro-North riders to and from Connecticut will have the option of choosing a quiet ride starting Monday. The MTA is expanding its Quiet Car Initiative to rush-hour trains on the New Haven Line.
Every year, Morning Edition host Soterios Johnson looks forward to his mother's melomakarona cookies. Marina Johnson shares her recipe and tips for making the honey syrup–soaked Greek cookies with All Things Considered host Amy Eddings.
The new year is right around the corner. As 2011 comes to a close, WNYC reached out to theater critics to find out what's worth seeing on the Great White Way. Their picks include "The Book of Mormon," "Follies" and "Chinglish."
New Jersey gets a lot of attention for its annual bear hunt, which wrapped up last week with 464 kills. But that's just one of the ways the state's wildlife officials are managing the bear population year round. Bears have turned up in every county in the state, including a few blocks from the George Washington Bridge — and there are an estimated 3,200 bears in Northwestern Jersey alone.
The fifth annual New York City Greek Film Festival gets underway in full force this weekend, featuring nine films over 16 days at theaters in Manhattan and Queens. Gritty, personal films reflecting the societal changes in Greece are highlighted in this year's festival.
For the most part, the digital versions of publications are the same as the paper versions — with some extra video and interactive features. Some of them are quite good. But when speaking of digital news delivery today, there's an important distinction: website v. app.