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It’s not surprising that a new study linking extreme winter weather in the U.S. East with a warmer Arctic has drawn fire from global warming skeptics. Should you believe the study or the skeptics?
NOAA’s 3-month outlook predicts that U.S. will see moderate flooding, and warmer-than-normal temperatures.
Take pictures of clouds to help scientists.
The Ides of March are March 15. We in modern times probably wouldn’t know about them, if it weren’t for William Shakespeare.
A new study on the 2017 quake that killed 300 in Mexico City finds that both its location and cause were unusual. But seismologists say it could happen again.
Born on this date in 1879, Einstein changed our notions of space, time and matter – launched modern physics – and became a household name.
The waning moon has now swept past all 3 bright planets in the predawn sky. Photos here from the EarthSky community.
Scientists call for studies of fake news. Plus a word about so-called “chemtrails.”
This was the most popular post at EarthSky this week, and no wonder. It’s exciting! We’re holding our breaths for the 1st-ever direct image of a black hole’s event horizon, expected to be released in 2018.
Venus and Mercury were closer earlier this month, but they’re easier to see now. Don’t miss these 2 innermost worlds in our solar system, in the west after sunset.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, launching this summer, will travel closer to the sun than any spacecraft yet – and you can send your name along for the ride. Hear about it from William Shatner.
A new study projects increases in burning across the U.S. West and Canada. It suggests large fires – such those we’ve seen recently in California – may become more common.
“Until now we didn’t really know where people were fishing in vast swaths of the ocean …”
What’s going on inside your body that brings such pain and malaise? An immunologist explains why the flu makes you feel so awful.
And you can watch the passage of near-Earth asteroid 2018 DV1, live, on March 2.
Another piece in the puzzle of how these wrinkled, hairless, buck-toothed creatures live such long and cancer-free lives.
If there were no leap years, eventually February would be a summer month for the Northern Hemisphere. 2018 isn’t a leap year, but 2020 will be.
It takes up to 30 minutes for your eyes to adapt to the dark. And a country location is best. Then, on a clear night with no moon … how many stars?
People around the world last night caught the moon near the bright star Aldebaran in the constellation Taurus the Bull.
The long-lived Opportunity Mars rover keeps finding surprises, including these possible stone stripes. On Earth, similar features result from repeated freezing and thawing of wet soil.
Moon in front of Taurus March 21 to 23
An unusual shot of anticrepuscular rays