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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.
Looking for road maps showing the path of totality for the August 21, 2017 eclipse? Click here.
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.
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.
NASA’s Balloon Program is preparing new missions, including one designed to investigate the birth of our universe.
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.
Major airports around the world will see more frequent flight restrictions in the coming decades because of increasingly common hot temperatures, say scientists.
“Few missions can ever match the achievements of the Voyager spacecraft during their four decades of exploration.”
Healthy soil teems with bacteria, fungi, viruses and other microorganisms that help store carbon and fend off plant diseases.
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.
Can you see stars’ different colors?
Shining sea and sky