Hurricane Florence threatens millions on US East Coast

SC authorities have turned four motorways into one-way routes away from the coast to speed the exodus. "As we continue to monitor the path of Hurricane Florence and make preparations, Floridians must remain vigilant". As of Tuesday, about 1.7 mil... More..

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Pluto should be a planet again - and here's why

UCF planetary scientist Philip Metzger and his team say that is beyond unfair - and have the research to back it up. Pluto was considered to be the ninth planet in our solar system until 2006, when the Inte...More..

Cougar apparently killed OR woman missing for almost 2 weeks, investigators say
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Cougar apparently killed OR woman missing for almost 2 weeks, investigators say

A missing hiker found dead Monday in Oregon's Mount Hood National Forest was probably killed by a cougar, officials said Tuesday . Her vehicle was later found at the Zigzag Ranger Station several miles away. "...More..

Jaw-dropping images of Hurricane Florence from space
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Jaw-dropping images of Hurricane Florence from space

A three-minute video that NASA published Wednesday morning shows Hurricane Florence from a space-station's-eye view, as a camera some 250 miles above earth pans slowly over the storm. Since reliable record...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Latest model reveals Florence on track to hit Georgia

Florence is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to North Carolina and SC on Thursday and hurricane conditions on Friday . The NHC said the first tropical storm-force winds of at least 39 miles pe...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence looks like a nightmarish monstrosity - ‘even from space’

Gerst photographed the storm 400 kilometers, or 248 miles, above the eye. Gerst wrote . "It's chilling, even from space". That's because, on the ground, the storm has brought mayhem. Astronaut Alexander Gers...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence looks absolutely wild from the International Space Station

And even from space, Hurricane Florence looks terrifying. Here are some of the best images of Hurricane Florence by Gerst and Ricky Arnold , a fellow NASA astronaut who's also living on board the ISS . As H...More..

This Is The Best Terrain Map Of Any Continent, Ever
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

This Is The Best Terrain Map Of Any Continent, Ever

REMA will also aid explorers heading out into the Antarctic wastes as it'll allow them to plan expedition routes across the continent. "Considering that Antarctica is the highest, driest and one of the most r...More..

'Heed the warnings,' officials warn Carolinas as massive storm nears
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'Heed the warnings,' officials warn Carolinas as massive storm nears

State and local officials have plenty of experience preparing and responding to severe weather events like hurricanes , and McMaster says that "Team South Carolina is on the job". Florence is continuing to m...More..

Airlines Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Florence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Airlines Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Florence

In announcing his evacuation order , South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster said an estimated 1 million people would be fleeing the coast. All three states ordered mass evacuations along the coast. People ac...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence looking ‘bigger than anticipated’

Interested in Hurricane Florence? Unfortunately, the forecast is for the storm to stall out and drop a ton of rain in the Carolinas. She told ABC News that she and her husband kept some dogs in their care...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Why Hurricane Florence Is So Dangerous

National Hurricane Center Director Ken Graham warned that Florence is expected to linger once onshore, downing trees, knocking out electricity and causing widespread flooding . More than a million people are ...More..

‘Mysterious radio bursts’ in outer space detected by alien-hunting artificial intelligence
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

‘Mysterious radio bursts’ in outer space detected by alien-hunting artificial intelligence

Researchers from the University of California at Berkeley caught 72 odd signals during the decoding 400 terabytes of radio information received from the dwarf galaxy. Breakthrough Listen is also applying...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence: 'Big and vicious' storm closes in on Carolinas

In... Watch more from Cooper above, and follow Florence's track below. Residents in hurricane evacuation zones had until noon Tuesday to evacuate. It could reasonably occur anywhere between the mountains an...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence Tracker: Warnings Sent Out for North, South Carolina

It could also unleash a catastrophic storm surge , possibly reaching more than 20ft high, depending on the tides when it hits land. It took Matheson and her husband almost the whole day Monday to drive the 60 ...More..

'Big and vicious' hurricane closes in on southeastern US
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'Big and vicious' hurricane closes in on southeastern US

About 1.7 million people across three states have been told to evacuate ahead of the arrival of Storm Florence on the USA east coast. Some model runs show upwards of 1-1.3m could fall, obliterating the rai...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

USA military braces for Hurricane Florence, begins evacuations

The National Hurricane Center expects Isaac to weaken to a tropical storm by Friday and Saturday as it moves near or south of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. "This storm is going to knock out power day...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'Big and vicious': Hurricane Florence closes in on the US East Coast

Classified as a Category 4 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane strength, Florence was the most severe storm to threaten the USA mainland this year and the first of its magnitude to target the C...More..

by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

SpaceX Falcon 9 Launches Telesat's Telstar 18 Vantage HTS

While the video feed from the first stage was cut off just as the booster landed, SpaceX confirmed on Twitter that the "Block 5" safely made it to the drone ship. The payload, SpaceX said in a release a...More..

'Atmospheric Brick Wall' Steers Hurricane Florence Toward US East Coast
by | Wednesday, September 12, 2018

'Atmospheric Brick Wall' Steers Hurricane Florence Toward US East Coast

The storm was upgraded Monday morning to a Category 3 hurricane, but grew to Category 4 a short time later, the National Hurricane Center said Monday. "The safety of our Boeing teammates and their familie...More..