Posted: 09/27/2013 - New deep-sky images of the Milky Way’s central core reveal picturesque butterfly-shaped gas clouds left behind by dying stars called bipolar planetary nebulae.
Posted: 09/26/2013 - Despite recent rains, the historic Texas drought is still alive and well and about 93 percent of the state remains in drought conditions ranging from dry to exceptionally dry, says a Texas A&M University expert.
Posted: 09/25/2013 - The deepsea soft-sediment ecosystem in the immediate area of the 2010’s Deepwater Horizon well head blowout and subsequent oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will likely take decades to recover from the spill’s impacts, according to a scientific paper reported in the online scientific journal PLoS One
Posted: 09/25/2013 - A convoy of heavy construction equipment is creeping over a high-elevation highway through Rocky Mountain National Park to join a massive highway rebuilding project after the Colorado floods.
Posted: 09/24/2013 - The leader of a West Texas county recovering from heavy rain and mudslides has declared a disaster to help clear the way for possible federal assistance.
Posted: 09/23/2013 - A new commercial spaceship will wait all week before aiming again for the International Space Station.
Updated: 09/23/2013 - Thanks to the rain last week, a few counties across the Brazos Valley have lifted or partially lifted their burn bans.
Updated: 09/21/2013 - Parts of Texas have been getting soaked as rain and cooler temperatures reach the state in a soggy end to summer.
Updated: 09/20/2013 - Due to Friday's rainy conditions, changes have been made to area high school football games.
Posted: 09/19/2013 - MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The city of Miami Beach is consulting the Netherlands on potential strategies for flood control.
Posted: 09/17/2013 - A Virginia company is all set to make its first-ever supply run to the International Space Station.
Posted: 09/17/2013 - Twin storms have created havoc on both of Mexico's coasts, cutting off the resort city of Acapulco on the Pacific and causing heavy damage along the Gulf.
Posted: 09/16/2013 - Except for the Big Thompson fly fishermen and tubers lolling down Boulder Creek, most residents of the Colorado Front Range usually pay little mind to the small rivers that trickle by on their way from the mountains to the plains.
Updated: 09/16/2013 - Ingrid has been downgraded to a Tropical Storm as it makes landfall.
Posted: 09/12/2013 - Southeast Texans are to mark the five-year anniversary of when Hurricane Ike made landfall just outside of Galveston, becoming the costliest natural disaster in Texas history.
Posted: 09/11/2013 - A fleet of underwater robots is descending into waters off the east coast to collect data that could help improve storm intensity forecasts during future hurricane seasons. Several regions of the NOAA-led U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) are partnering to deploy 12 to 16 autonomous underwater robotic vehicles, also known as gliders, from Nova Scotia to Georgia.