Expect showers Monday
Rises at 6:39 AM with 11:05 of sunlight, then sets at 5:44 PM
Rises at 4:59 AM with 11:44 of moolight, then sets at 4:43 PM
Fireballs caused by disintregrating asteroids streak through Earth's skies at least twice per month on average, scientists say.
The Great Red Spot on Jupiter's face is secretly dull in color. But the swirling storm looks crimson thanks to something like a cosmic "sunburn," scientists say.
In an early holiday gift to the world's weather and marine forecasting agencies, ocean-winds data from NASA's newest Earth-observing mission, the International Space Station-Rapid Scatterometer (ISS-RapidScat), are being released two months ahead of schedule.
The next few days will be action-packed for Europe's Philae lander, if the probe did indeed manage to survive its historic comet landing intact.
For the first time in history, a spacecraft from Earth has landed on the face of a comet speeding through deep space.