As wildfires engulfed northern California's wine country, NASA satellites monitored the flames and smoke from space.
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson most likely won't be going to space in the next six months, despite his recent public statement that he'd be "very disappointed" otherwise.
NASA's latest carbon dioxide-mapping satellite has detected a dramatic spike in the amount of the greenhouse gas, measuring the largest annual increase Earth has seen in at least 2,000 years.
As high winds and hot weather continue to fuel the wildfires in Northern California, NASA satellites are keeping an eye on the blazes from space.
Earth is the only planet in the solar system with an atmosphere that can sustain life.
Today, Australians and Americans have an opportunity to go beyond symbolic (albeit powerful) gestures; together, we can enlighten the minds and expand the horizons of teachers and students from Adelaide to Austin, from Melbourne to Miami.
The next iteration of "Stargate" has its first major cast announcement: Fan favorite Catherine Langford will appear in the franchise again, played in the new series by Ellie Gall.
The European Space Agency has launched the most advanced air pollution monitoring satellite ever built, to map the global distribution of dangerous air pollutants in unprecedented resolution.
Portal origin URL: NASA Pinpoints Cause of Earth’s Recent Record Carbon Dioxide SpikePortal origin nid: 411402Published: Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 14:26Featured (stick to top of list): noPortal text teaser: A new NASA study provides space-based evidence that Earth’s tropical regions were the cause of the largest annual increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration seen in at least 2,000 years.Portal image: The last El Nino in 2015-16 impacted the amount of carbon dioxide that Earth’s tropical regions released into the atmosphereScience Categories: Earth
A small asteroid buzzed Earth early Thursday (Oct. 12) in a close flyby that scientists had been looking forward to for months.
Planet Nine is out there, and astronomers are determined to find it, according to a new statement by NASA.
A European satellite built to map Earth's air like never before will launch into space early Friday, and you can watch it live online.
The Russian space agency Roscosmos aborted the launch of its fastest cargo mission to the International Space Station yet today (Oct. 12) due to "reasons yet to be analyzed" that occurred just one minute before liftoff, a NASA spokesperson said.
The new chief executive of Blue Origin told the National Space Council his company is in discussions about certifying its New Glenn rocket for government missions, a shift in strategy that could put the company in competition with a customer.
NASA's OCO-2 satellite observed carbon dioxide response to one of strongest El Niños on record.
The search for extraterrestrials has gone on long before the SETI Institute was founded in 1984.
An animation of satellite images shows plumes of dense, gray smoke rising from wildfires burning in multiple locations in California.
These upside-down canyons could contribute to the melt and collapse of Antarctica's floating expanses of ice.
NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) will study atmospheric carbon dioxide from space. See images and photos from the carbon-hunting mission in this Space.com gallery.
Wildfires continue to burn a path of destruction through California's wine country, as two new satellite photos show.