All Items Tagged

“Current Events”

Oct 20, 2014 01:59 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
In San Francisco, officials are being forced to resort to a fish-killing chemical to get rid of a lake's invasive species. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
The odds are good that 2014 will become the warmest year in the books, fueled by record ocean warmth.
Oct 20, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The pharaoh’s parents were brother and sister, he had a club foot, feminine hips and a large overbite. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
As comet Siding Spring speeds away after its Martian encounter on Sunday, our armada of satellites have reported in to signal that they are OK.
Oct 20, 2014 08:50 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The HiRISE camera on board NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has become the first instrument orbiting Mars to beam back images of comet Siding Spring's nucleus and coma. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2014 04:40 PM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
If you step outside before dawn during the next week or so, you might be able to see bright meteors streaking through the sky.
Oct 19, 2014 10:32 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
As we await a close-up view of comet Siding Spring making its closest approach with Mars, astronomers on Earth have been busy doing some of their own comet spotting from afar. Continue reading →
Oct 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have located at least one and possibly three Kuiper Belt objects that NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft can reach after its flyby Pluto next year. Continue reading →
+ Load More