February 28, 2015; 3:45 PM ET
While more storms are on the horizon to start March, the accompanying cold shots will be less extreme. more >
3-6 inches of snow tomorrow evening through early Monday morning
Rises at 6:22 AM with 11:11 of sunlight, then sets at 5:33 PM
Rises at 1:08 PM with 14:37 of moolight, then sets at 3:45 AM
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.
From a quiet perch above a huge and threatening storm is a hauntingly beautiful view.
The launch of NASA's newest Earth-gazing satellite will have to wait another day due to high winds that made launch too risky Thursday (Jan. 29).
Earth is a unique, life-supporting world, but new research shows that the "recipe" for Earth might also apply to terrestrial exoplanets orbiting distant stars.