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What Was the Carrington Event?

In 1859, the Sun gave off the most powerful solar flare on record. A blast of radiation and particles so…

6 years ago

Juno Captures a Stunning Jovian ‘Pearl’

A brand new photo from Juno's latest close flyby reveals a 'pearl' of great beauty fashioned by ceaseless winds.

6 years ago

What is Tornado Alley?

Reaching across the Great Plains - from Texas to the Canadian Prairies - is the infamous "Tornado Alley", where tornado…

6 years ago

May Meteor Storm Alert: All Eyes on the Sky!

On Friday night/early Saturday May 23-24 skywatchers across the U.S. and southern Canada may witness the birth of a brand new meteor shower.  If predictions…

8 years ago

Weird Gravity Waves Pulse From a Tropical Cyclone

Last Monday, May 13, the Suomi NPP satellite captured a fascinating image of Tropical Cyclone Mahasen as it moved northeast…

9 years ago

NASA Satellite Snaps Winter Storm “Nemo”

Captured by NASA's GOES-13 weather satellite on Friday, Feb. 8, this image shows the convergence of two massive low-pressure systems that…

10 years ago

Incredible Video of Sandy’s Swirling Progression

Just released, this mesmerizing animation was created by Kevin Ward from images acquired by NOAA's GOES-O/14 satellite. It shows the…

10 years ago

Bolt from the Blue: Giant Flash of Lightning Seen in Saturn’s Storm

An enormous storm that wrapped its way around Saturn's northern hemisphere during the first half of 2011 wasn't just a…

10 years ago

Tropical Storm Debby Douses the Gulf

The eastern Gulf of Mexico is getting lashed by tropical storm Debby, which whipped up tornado-spawning winds and dumped inches…

10 years ago

Studying Saturn’s Super Storm

[/caption] First seen by amateur astronomers back in December, the powerful seasonal storm that has since bloomed into a planet-wrapping…

11 years ago