NASA

Asteroid Headed Towards Earth
If you're someone who likes to plan for the end of the world you can tell your friends that you told them so. NASA admits that a doomsday asteroid is headed our way
Boise State Alum Gets Big Bucks to Study Wildlife
Without us pesky humans around, animals might have a lot more peaceful existence.  One Boise State alum is studying our impacts, and just got a grant for more than half a million dollars to research the effects of noise and light on wildlife.
All About That Space
Megan Trainor had one of the years biggest hits of the past year with All About That Bass.  It is also one of the years most parodied songs.