July 10, 2014; 7:04 PM ET
After the intensity and number of thunderstorms diminish into Friday, the weekend will bring fairly typical warmth and humidity for the middle of July. more >
Thunderstorms, some heavy, Tuesday; storms can be strong, perhaps severe
Rises at 5:32 AM with 14:56 of sunlight, then sets at 8:28 PM
Rises at 6:37 PM with 10:06 of moolight, then sets at 4:43 AM
A rocket that was set to loft an Earth-gazing satellite to space did not get off its launch pad in California on July 1 due to a problem with the pad's water system.
A student-led mission aims to send a time capsule to Mars, using a new, more compact kind of propulsion system.
The Earth will reach one of its four major way stations Saturday (June 21) during its annual trip around the sun.
Heat radiating from the young Earth could help solve the more than 50-year-old mystery of why the far side of the moon, which faces away from Earth, lacks the dark, vast expanses of volcanic rock that define the face of the Man in the Moon as seen from Earth, researchers say.
The 20th World Cup kicked off on June 12 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and a satellite image captured a stunning nighttime view of the host country.