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“Weather”

Jan 29, 2014 07:35 PM ET // Jason Major
Weather patterns in the atmosphere of a nearby brown dwarf have been observed for the first time. Continue reading →
Jan 13, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tracking weather conditions on other planets is no easy task, but if we start watching dune formation, we could at least tell which way the wind is blowing.
Jan 2, 2014 04:54 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Hubble has been used to probe the atmospheres of two exoplanets, revealing that even exotic new worlds have grey days. Continue reading →
Dec 23, 2013 03:01 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
It snows quite a bit on Mars -- but there's nothing cheery about it.
A massive fireball in Montreal last week was caused by a release of energy caused by an electrical arc.
Oct 1, 2013 04:18 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Through the combined power of two NASA space telescopes, the clouds hanging high in an alien atmosphere have been mapped for the first time. Continue reading →
Jul 24, 2013 12:54 PM ET // Larry O'Hanlon
A close look at some very specific locations shows evidence that snow once fell on the Red Planet, then melted to form some of the well known valley networks there. Continue reading →
Jan 6, 2010 02:45 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Despite frigid weather, NASA on Wednesday hauled space shuttle Endeavour to its seaside launch pad in preparation for the first mission of the new year next month. It was 29 degrees Fahrenheit at the launch pad overnight -- extremely cold by Florida standards. The move to the launch pad requires te...