An artist's rendering of the planet (NASA)

Planet Formation Re-Created In Lawrence Livermore Lab

Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory are using lasers to create the pressure and temperatures needed for planet formation as a way to calculate how bodies in our solar system have evolved.


(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Colin Dunlap: All The Pressure On Cardinals In Game 5

Pressure on the Pirates? Save it. There is zero, nada, zilch.


Officials at the scene of a Woodside PG&E pipeline explosion in Woodside (CBS)

PG&E Says Prior Damage Caused Woodside Explosion During Pipeline Test

A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon, causing a mudslide across Interstate Highway 280 in Woodside, was likely damaged by a backhoe, a utility spokesman said Monday.



Bay Area School Districts Consider New Homework Policies

School districts around the Bay Area are considering new policies to protect students from excessive amounts of homework.


San Bruno gas pipeline blast

PG&E Halts Intentional Pipeline Pressure Spikes

The utility made the announcement Monday, a day after the San Francisco Chronicle reported pressure increases to the legal limit may have weakened the San Bruno pipeline before it ruptured on Sept. 9.

CBS San Francisco–01/11/2011