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My calendar for 2014 is an optimist

...to read about a world where war and rumors of war have become extinct, where pollution has been cleared up, where space travel has opened new worlds to us? No, conflict sells.Movies, too, always lean heavily toward a future Earth in which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-05/my-calendar-2014-optimist
California wants part of new space race profits

...shielding space tourism companies from similar lawsuits."We're still in the fledgling part of space flight and space travel, and we need people to be able to take a risk," said Republican Sen. Steve Knight, who introduced both bills.Several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-25/california-wants-part-new-
'One giant leap'

...there, and there're no cool aliens to interact with.But this is real life, and real life can be awfully fragile. Space travel is as dangerous as it gets. Intrepid pioneers have died sometimes during mere launches, trying to be among the chosen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2012-08-27/one-giant-leap
Events

...Patrick Science Education Center, University of South Carolina Aiken, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; learn about space travel, compare the surface features and rock types on Mars with Earth's geology; $4.50 adults, $3.50 senior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/02/aik_189280.shtml
Mini reviews

...inspirational-dreamer movies you'll ever see, a middle-age, married farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) can't give up his dreams of space travel. Ends today at Masters FIREHOUSE DOG (PG) A top canine star gets lost and is adopted by firefighters. Ends today...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/26/mov_126115.shtml
Movies
Mini reviews

...inspirational-dreamer movies you'll ever see, a middle-age, married farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) can't give up his dreams of space travel. Masters BLADES OF GLORY (PG-13) Will Ferrell and Jon Heder join forces to compete as pairs figure skaters. Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/19/mov_125202.shtml
Movies
Mini reviews

...inspirational-dreamer movies you'll ever see, a middle-age, married farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) can't give up his dreams of space travel. Masters BLADES OF GLORY (PG-13) Will Ferrell and Jon Heder join forces to compete as pairs figure skaters. Evans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/12/mov_124275.shtml
Movies
Mini reviews

...inspirational-dreamer movies you'll ever see, a middle-age, married farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) can't give up his dreams of space travel. Ends today at Evans BREACH (****, PG-13) Based on the true story of Robert Hanssen, the FBI agent-turned-spy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/15/mov_120334.shtml
Movies
Mini reviews

...inspirational-dreamer movies you'll ever see, a middle-age, married farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) can't give up his dreams of space travel. Augusta Exchange, Evans BECAUSE I SAID SO (PG-13) A mother jaded by love meddles in her daughters' romantic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/01/mov_118399.shtml
Movies
Exhibit fuses scientific discovery with fine art

...giganotosaurus and dozens of other paintings that show historical events, cross-sections of insects and futuristic space travel fuse scientific discovery with fine art in "National Geographic: The Art of Exploration," an exhibit on display...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/06/art_53714.shtml
Arts