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Floods: Not just a coastal issue

As Hurricane Harvey shows, flooding can happen wherever large storms stall and dump lots of rain. A new study finds development is increasing in flood zones far from any coast.

Best places to watch 2017 eclipse

Looking for road maps showing the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 eclipse? Click here.

Studying sun’s atmosphere on eclipse day

Monday’s total solar eclipse will give scientists a rare opportunity to study the lower regions of the sun’s corona. Here’s what NASA scientists will be investigating.

Top 5 tips for photographing solar eclipse

Are you hoping to get some great pics of the August 21 total solar eclipse? Here are 5 tips from NASA to help you out.

Science balloons soaring on new missions

NASA’s Balloon Program is preparing new missions, including one designed to investigate the birth of our universe.

Cassini’s final 5 starts August 14

Today, as part of its Grand Finale, the Cassini spacecraft begins its final 5 orbits, a set of ultra-close sweeps through Saturn’s upper atmosphere.

Too hot to fly? How heat affects airlines

Major airports around the world will see more frequent flight restrictions in the coming decades because of increasingly common hot temperatures, say scientists.

After 40 years, Voyager still reaching for stars

“Few missions can ever match the achievements of the Voyager spacecraft during their four decades of exploration.”

To restore soils, feed the microbes

Healthy soil teems with bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms that help store carbon and fend off plant diseases.

How to watch Shark Week

This is a week of dueling shark-athons on television. A biologist advises viewers to take what they see with a large grain of sea salt.