George Seielstad knows what it's like to have a massive telescope fall apart on your watch.
Earth, our home planet, is the 3rd planet from the sun.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) will decommission Arecibo Observatory's massive radio dish after damage has made the facility too dangerous to repair, the agency announced today (Nov. 19).
No one was expecting the snap on Nov. 6 as engineers at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico weighed their options for dealing with damage to the facility from a cable failure over the summer.
NASA and NOAA are monitoring the powerful Hurricane Iota as the record-breaking storm approaches Nicaragua and Honduras.
Earth is the only planet traveling within its nearly circular orbit around the sun. But what if Earth shared its orbit with another planet?
The seasonal ozone hole over the Antarctic will persist well into November, according to satellite and weather balloon observations from NASA and NOAA.
The famed Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has suffered another major blow in a difficult year that has seen two snapped cables damage the fragile dish.
More perspectives often make for stronger problem solving — and it never hurts if one of those perspectives comes from high above the issue.
Examining coastal sea rise, tracking underwater ocean waves and adding to long-term data about climate change will be the main scientific return of the Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich satellite mission.
As Hurricane Zeta churned toward the northern Gulf Coast today (Oct. 28), the International Space Station captured some incredible views of the massive storm from orbit.
Scientists have measured the shortest unit of time ever, the time it takes for a particle of light to cross a hydrogen molecule.
A new computer reconstruction of the tectonic plates of 60 million years ago reveals the existence of a lost plate called Resurrection.
Lenticular clouds look like saucers and form when wind meets mountains. This photo is one of the Royal Meteorological Society's favorites of the year.
New satellite imagery of California reveals not just the extent of its wildfire damage, but the depth of the loss.
Several months ago, the historic Mount Wilson Observatory in southern California made an extraordinary observation.