Weather permitting, almost everyone in North America will be able to see the partial solar eclipse this Thursday.
Posts by Eleanor Imster
Here’s a 2-minute video on the comet’s October 19 near-miss of Mars, and how orbiting spacecraft will evade onslaught of dust particles from the comet.
Four urban sections of the San Andreas Fault system in Northern California have stored enough energy to produce major earthquakes, according to a new study.
New research suggests that during Earth’s last ice age – about 21,000 years ago – icebergs regularly reached South Carolina and even southern Florida.
Aurora, mirrored in water, west of Saskatoon in Canada. Photo by Colin Chatfield.
Tunnels ending in light, your life flashing before you, out-of-body sensations. Near-death experiences merit further study without prejudice, these researchers say.
Last volcanic activity on moon thought to be a billion years ago. Now small lava flows on moon’s dark plains suggest activity as recently as 50 million years ago.
Satellite data show that one small “hot spot” in the U.S. Southwest produces the largest concentration of the greenhouse gas methane seen over the United States.
If global warming is real, shouldn’t sea ice be declining at both of Earth’s poles? Here’s an explanation of what’s happening – in under two minutes.
Jellyfish swarms in the Gulf of Mexico can be 100 miles (160 km) long. At their thickest, there can be more jellyfish than there is water.