Twenty of at least 51 confirmed deaths were children. The Oklahoma medical examiners office has been told to expect at least 40 more bodies.
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The 2011 tornado in Joplin, Missouri, is the only storm to make the list within the past 60 years
Between now and the end of May, watch for Venus, Jupiter and Mercury gathered in the bright twilight. They’ll soon form a bright triangle.
Once you’ve used the Big Dipper to find the orange star Arcturus, you can continue on to find the star Spica – and the planet Saturn.
Now is the perfect time to look outside in the evening and learn a phrase useful to sky watchers: Follow the arc to Arcturus.
The bright red waterfall – dubbed Blood Falls by geologists who discovered it in 1911 – is the work of microbes trapped beneath ice for nearly 2 million years.
The star Deneb, in the Summer Triangle, is 1,500 light-years away – or more.
This meadow in Northumberland, overlooking the North Sea, typifies a landscape that many of us outside the UK imagine, when we think of England.
We passed between the sun and Saturn on April 28. May 2013 is a good time to see Saturn. Tips and charts that’ll let you locate the ringed planet.
Researchers don’t know yet whether anything has been living in the water, which has been out of contact with Earth’s atmosphere for over a billion years.