NASA Made a Rare Flight Right Through a Thundercloud Formed by a Wildfire
Scientists conducted the most detailed reconnaissance of one of Earth's rarest atmospheric phenomena in a spectacular flight.
Under Trump, 26% of Climate Change References Have Vanished From .Gov Sites
A new report documents two years of science being scrubbed from government websites.
Rare Giant Squid Caught on Camera in U.S. Waters for the First Time
Scientists at NOAA captured a video of the rare, deep-sea giant squid off the coast of New Orleans
Tons of Dead Seals Are Washing Up In the Arctic and Nobody Knows Why
Dozens of seal carcasses, some showing signs of hair loss, are being reported in northern Alaska.
Weekend Solar Storm May Create Auroras As Far South As Vancouver and NYC
The Sun is getting grumpy again after years of relative peace.
Watch Rare Footage of the Mysterious 'Type D' Orca
A NOAA expedition filmed the orcas, which have distinctive small white eye patches, off of Cape Horn, Chile.
Government Climate Report Spotlights Costly Damage of Extreme Weather In 2018
Last year, 14 natural disasters caused at least $1 billion in damage each.
What Happens if the Magnetic North Pole Keeps Rushing Toward Siberia?
On Monday, the World Magnetic Model was updated to account for the north pole’s eccentric behavior, after a delay caused by the US federal shutdown.
The Tiger Sharks Eating This Dead Whale Aren’t Waiting for the Government Shutdown to End
“The situation is impacted by the partial government shutdown.”
Scientists Can’t Fix Map of Earth’s Magnetic Field Thanks to the Government Shutdown
The federal government was set to update the World Magnetic Model but had to delay it because of the shutdown.
Everything You Wanted to Know About This Monk Seal With an Eel in Its Nose
“This is the third or fourth case of an eel in the nose that we have observed.”
Trump Wants to Allow Seismic Oil Surveys in the Atlantic Ocean
Companies can now apply for permits to shoot underwater airguns that hurt ecosystems to assess offshore drilling potential.