Posted: 11/04/2013 - A 60-story tall balloon lifted HySICS to an altitude of nearly 122,000 feet, far above the majority of Earth’s atmosphere, heights where the sky is nearly as black as in space.
Posted: 11/04/2013 - The first thing you want to do after sunset on November 4, 2013, is to catch the waxing crescent moon and the planet Venus low in the west-southwest sky.
Updated: 11/04/2013 - A fifth body has been recovered following storms and flooding in Central Texas.
Updated: 11/01/2013 - A secondary cold front is sliding into the Brazos Valley this evening -- that will add north to northwest winds back into the area by Saturday morning. Get ready for a touch of cooler weather to reach the Brazos Valley this weekend.
Updated: 11/01/2013 - Why do we fall back or spring forward?
Posted: 10/31/2013 - Our latest soaking rain and thunderstorms are now a thing of the past for the Brazos Valley, as we stepped out to a cool Halloween evening. Starting November will bring out a nice taste of fall to the area, before our next rain chance blows in.
Posted: 10/31/2013 - Houston's school district has cancelled after school activities as inches of rain fell on the city hours before Halloween trick-or-treating was set to begin.
Posted: 10/31/2013 - Some homes along rain-swollen Central Texas rivers have been evacuated and schools delayed opening amid flooding and high-water rescues.
Posted: 10/30/2013 - More than 7 inches of rain fell in our area during the month of October.
Posted: 10/30/2013 - Nearly a mile underground in an abandoned gold mine, one of the most important quests in physics has so far come up empty in the search for the elusive substance known as dark matter, scientists announced Wednesday.
Posted: 10/30/2013 - Authorities in Arizona say three people are dead and at least 12 others injured after a dust storm led to multiple crashes on Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson.
Updated: 10/31/2013 - After soaking rain moved through the Brazos Valley between Wednesday, October 30th and Thursday, October 31st, anywhere from one to seven inches of rainfall has been reported across the Brazos Valley.
Posted: 10/29/2013 - Ethiopia's green economy is booming, but most of the locals are not feeling the benefit.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - Coming off of record rainfall in the Brazos Valley, over the weekend, another upper-level weather maker is working towards Texas. Widespread, heavy rain is possible for most of the State and Brazos Valley by mid-week.
Posted: 10/28/2013 - The ozone hole that forms each year in the stratosphere over Antarctica was slightly smaller in 2013 than average in recent decades, according to NASA satellite data.
Updated: 10/28/2013 - An off-road racing enthusiast has survived being struck by lightning twice during the same storm in North Texas.
Updated: 10/25/2013 - The weekend will be a case of two scenarios across the Brazos Valley. While we'll look for quiet conditions to kick off our outdoor plans, we may be dodging a few showers and thunderstorms part of the time.
Updated: 10/25/2013 - Astronomers say the Boomerang Nebula is the coldest place in the universe at one degree Kelvin (minus 458 degrees Fahrenheit).
Updated: 10/24/2013 - After reaching afternoon highs in the low 80s across the Brazos Valley Thursday, a weak cold front reaches the area by Friday morning. Temperatures will drop off a bit before weekend rain chances move into the forecast.
Posted: 10/24/2013 - The sun emitted a mid-level solar flare on Oct. 23, 2013 that peaked around 8:30 PM ET.
Posted: 10/24/2013 - People concerned about the lingering Texas drought have another tool to track water resources.
Updated: 10/23/2013 - A return to southwest winds in the Brazos Valley will allow for temperatures to warm a few degrees above the average on Thursday, October 24th. Another cold front will bring temperatures back to seasonable by Friday.