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A Tale of Two PolesThe 2014 arctic sea ice minimum is the sixth lowest on record, while antarctic sea ice continues to exceed the record maximum extent. [..Read More..]

Before and After the Sunkosi LandslideThe deadliest landslide Nepal has seen in a decade went on to produce a hazardous barrier lake. [..Read More..]

King Fire in CaliforniaThe fast-moving fire burned in Eldorado National Forest in September 2014. [..Read More..]

Before and After the Sunkosi LandslideThe deadliest landslide Nepal has seen in a decade went on to produce a hazardous barrier lake. [..Read More..]

Earth is at equinox. [..Read More..]

How would Saturn look if its ring plane pointed right at the Sun? [..Read More..]

Potentially Habitable Moons [..Read More..]

It has been a good week for auroras. [..Read More..]

Four-Year-Old Girl Sleepwalks to Nearby TownRecent strange cases of sleepwalking shed light on this mysterious condition. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Strange balls of living green algae that resembled 'alien eggs' are washing up on a Sydney beach. [..Read More..]

Victims include a second-grade boy playing on elementary school grounds. [..Read More..]

Amazon Rainforest Seen Burning From SpaceA dramatic photo taken from International Space Station shows multiple fires raging in South America's Amazon rainforest. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Brain Wave Could Prove What People Have SeenScientists have pinpointed a specific brain wave that responds to details it has encountered. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Worst-Case Ebola Prediction: 1.4 Million Cases in Four MonthsThe virus is also found to be deadly in more than 70 percent of cases. [..Read More..]

Explainer: The Tense Relationship Between China and TibetThe Dalai Lama recently implied he'd be the last to hold the position, because the Dalia Lama would not be reborn in China until Tibet was free o [..Read More..]

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is in its 50th year, and these pictures from nature mark the golden anniversary in stunning fashion. [..Read More..]

Big-Nosed Dino Might Have Attracted Mates With ShnozThe Jimmy Durante of dinosaurs had a huge nose, but researchers are still puzzling over how the dino might have used it. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Gravitational Waves Could 'Pump Up' Star BrightnessGravitational waves are hard to observe, but they could have a dramatic effect on stars that we could possibly detect. Continue reading → [..Read More..]

Fans of the renowned American author Ray Bradbury take note: The writer's personal collection of sci-fi memorabilia and art is now up for sale on [..Read More..]

NASA announced a new contest called the Mars Balance Mass Challenge, inviting the public to submit design ideas for dual-purpose spacecraft weight bal [..Read More..]

Supposed evidence of gravitational waves from the dawn of time may actually be the signature of dust and gas in our own Milky Way galaxy, a new study [..Read More..]

The private space company's cargo spacecraft delivered supplies, a 3-D printer and more to the International Space Station on September 23rd, 201 [..Read More..]

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft may still be 10 months from its historic flyby with dwarf planet Pluto, but it is making good use of its interplan [..Read More..]

The Indian Space Research Organisation's (ISRO) orbiter, named Mangalyaan, will arrive at the Red Planet at 10:11 p.m. EDT on Sept. 23, 2014. Ins [..Read More..]

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's GCOM-W1 satellite has delivered data on sea ice from March 21st, 2014 to September 17th, 2014. NASA Godd [..Read More..]

The image captures the Saturn moons Tethys, Hyperion and Prometheus,, along with the gas giant's iconic rings. Cassini took the picture on July 1 [..Read More..]

A private Dragon cargo ship built by SpaceX arrived at the International Space Station this morning (Sept. 23) to deliver more than 5,000 lbs. of astr [..Read More..]

SpaceX officially broke ground today (Sept. 22) on the facility, which will be located near Boca Chica Beach, at the far southern tip of the Lone Star [..Read More..]

King Fire in CaliforniaThe fast-moving fire burned in Eldorado National Forest in September 2014. [..Read More..]

Before and After the Sunkosi LandslideThe deadliest landslide Nepal has seen in a decade went on to produce a hazardous barrier lake. [..Read More..]

For the latest data, please visit our ">website. We provide aditional analysis on the ">community forum. [..Read More..]

For the latest data, please visit our ">website. We provide aditional analysis on the ">community forum. [..Read More..]

Moderately strong CME impactA Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) has arrived at the ACE satellite. The solar wind speed rose with 251.03 km/sec to 670.2 km/s [..Read More..]

Weak CME impactA Coronal Mass Ejection (CME) has arrived at the ACE satellite. The solar wind speed rose with 66.06 km/sec to 433.4 km/sec. Solar wind [..Read More..]

For the latest data, please visit our ">website. We provide aditional analysis on the ">community forum. [..Read More..]

For the latest data, please visit our ">website. We provide aditional analysis on the ">community forum. [..Read More..]

Infant solar system shows signs of windy weatherAstronomers have observed what may be the first-ever signs of windy weather around a T Tauri star, an infant analog of our own Sun. This may help expl [..Read More..]

Finding hints of gravitational waves in the starsScientists have shown how gravitational waves -- invisible ripples in the fabric of space and time that propagate through the universe -- might be [..Read More..]

NASA's Newest Mars Mission Spacecraft Enters Orbit around Red PlanetNASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft successfully entered Mars' orbit at 7:24 p.m. PDT (10:24 p.m. EDT) Sunday, [..Read More..]

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft lifts off with scientific cargo for International Space StationAn eruption of fire and smoke sent a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft skyward laden with 5,000 pounds of scientific equipment and supplies destined for use by [..Read More..]

An anomaly in satellites' flybys confounds scientistsWhen space probes, such as Rosetta and Cassini, fly over certain planets and moons, in order to gain momentum and travel long distances, their speed c [..Read More..]

Latest measurements from the AMS experiment unveil new territories in the flux of cosmic raysThe Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer collaboration has just presented its latest results. These are based on the analysis of 41 billion particles detected [..Read More..]

Monster galaxies gain weight by eating smaller neighborsMassive galaxies in the universe have stopped making their own stars and are instead snacking on nearby galaxies. Astronomers looked at more than 22,0 [..Read More..]

NASA Ames to launch science experiments to space station on SpaceX rocketNASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, will launch four life science experiments to the International Space Station aboard NAS [..Read More..]

Everything in moderation: Micro-8 to study regulating pathogens in spaceCandida albicans, an opportunistic yeast pathogen and model organism for research, is common and usually doesn't damage our healthy personal ecos [..Read More..]

Dawn spacecraft operating normally after safe mode triggeredThe Dawn spacecraft has resumed normal ion thrusting after the thrusting unexpectedly stopped and the spacecraft entered safe mode on September 11. Th [..Read More..]

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24 Sep | The 2014 arctic sea ice minimum is the sixth lowest on record, while antarctic sea ice continues to exceed the record maximum extent. [Read More]