It’s now 65 percent contained (as of June 18), and thousands of people are still waiting to return to their homes as firefighters continue to battle the blaze.
The ALMA telescope, high in the northern Chilean desert, was officially inaugurated this spring. EarthSky was there. Check out our video!
In Chinese thought, summer has been associated with the color red, the sound of laughing, the heart organ, the fire element and a red phoenix bird.
Next time you see a firefly, keep in mind that its flickering isn’t just a wonder of the night. It’s also a unique, and sometimes deadly, language of love.
It’s one of only a few known deep sea communities along the U.S. Atlantic coastline. The researchers brought back some great photographs!
Cottonwood trees in the American West are a nuisance to some and a treasure to others. They yield shade, beautiful foliage and in June, a kind of warm, fluffy “snow.”
What you need to know about these wild, violent storms.
High risk areas included Chicago, Ottawa, and Fort Wayne. Wind gusts of 50 mph reported around 6 p.m. local time in Chicago plus dime-sized hail.
As the carbon content of the ocean continues to increase, purple sea urchins may be able to adapt rapidly to survive.