California’s accumulated “rain debt” is now equal to an average full year of precipitation, according to a new NASA study.
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The newest video from AsapSCIENCE is for dog lovers. That is, for everyone!
On July 31, the moon becomes full for the second time this month. Modern folklore says the second full moon is a Blue Moon. New video from NASA.
Mosquitoes use a triple threat of visual, olfactory, and thermal cues to home in on their human targets, a new Caltech study suggests.
New report – released by American Meteorological Society – based on contributions from 413 scientists from 58 countries around the world.
A new study suggests that mammal ‘experimentation’ with different body-plans and tooth types peaked in the mid-Jurassic period, 200-145 million years ago
A study says that the Santa Ana winds have an accomplice when it comes to California wildfires – extremely dry air pulled down from the stratosphere.
New Horizons is alive and well and beyond the Pluto system. On Wednesday, scientists began releasing close-up images of geology on this distant ice world.
Scutum has just four noticeable stars, and even those require a dark sky. Look for it now before the moon gets too bright, and be sure to scan with your binoculars.