Watch for a severe thunderstorm this evening; storms can bring downpours, large hail, damaging winds and a tornado
Rises at 6:43 AM with 13:29 of sunlight, then sets at 8:12 PM
Rises at 11:47 AM with 14:10 of moolight, then sets at 1:57 AM
Our Sun missed the stellar "baby boom" that erupted in our young Milky Way galaxy 10 billion years ago. During that time the Milky Way was churning out stars 30 times faster than it does today.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has the best evidence yet for an underground saltwater ocean on Ganymede, Jupiter's largest moon.
Space-weather mission sets sights on a balancing point between the Earth and the sun.
The moon has long been viewed as a crucial component in creating an environment suitable for the evolution of complex life on Earth, but a number of scientific results in recent years have shown that perhaps our planet doesn't need the moon as much as we have thought.