Weather patterns in the atmosphere of a nearby brown dwarf have been observed for the first time. Continue reading →
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.
Hubble has been used to probe the atmospheres of two exoplanets, revealing that even exotic new worlds have grey days. Continue reading →
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.
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 →
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 →
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...