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Chances For A Wet El Niño Are Dwindling, Scientists Say

The latest long-term forecast shows a dwindling chance of an El Niño weather system developing for the Pacific, which means that hopes for California getting out of this drought are drying up too.

08/08/2014

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Tropical Storm Iselle Makes Landfall On Hawaii With Hurricane Julio Behind

The first storm in a one-two punch heading for Hawaii clamored ashore in the overnight hours Friday as a weakened tropical storm, while a second system close behind it strengthened.

08/08/2014

stardate

StarDate 8/7/2014: Getting To Know The Neighbors

A few of our stellar neighbors are hard to miss. Vega, which passes high overhead on August evenings, is just 25 light-years away. And Sirius, the brightest star in all the night sky, is nine light-years away.

08/07/2014

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StarDate 8/6/2014: Taking A Census Of Our Stellar Neighborhood

In a time when astronomers are studying galaxies that are billions of light-years away, you might think that we know everything there is to know about our own cosmic neighborhood.

08/06/2014

Rain, Puddle, Reflection

Monsoonal Flow, Wet Weather Lingers In The Bay Area; More Rain Than In Entire Month

The monsoonal flow has stuck around the Bay Area longer than expected, bringing more wet weather than is normally seen at this time of year.

08/05/2014

A pedestrian carries an umbrella while walking near the Bay Bridge on February 6, 2014 in San Francisco, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is getting much needed rain with up to a half inch of rain falling overnight and a bigger weather system expected to bring more precipitation over the weekend. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Rain, Thunderstorms Possible With New Monsoonal Flow Moving In

The Bay Area could see some more wet weather late Monday and Tuesday as a monsoonal flow returns to the region.

08/04/2014

Supermoon (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

The Summer’s Second Supermoon To Return Sunday Afternoon

Watch the sky for the next Supermoon as it shines this Sunday…

08/04/2014

Calendar Planner

Five Weekends In August, Weird Date Alignment Won’t Recur For 11 Years

The Internet myth is just that, a myth–it won’t take 823 years for another August with five weekends–five Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in the same month–but it is still cool, and worth mentioning even if it doesn’t have a cool name like “money bags” or “silver pockets full.”

07/28/2014

stardate

StarDate: The Brick

The center of the Milky Way is already crowded with stars. But in a few million years, tens of thousands more could flare to life in a region known as the Brick. It’s a vast cloud of cold, dark gas and dust that’s shaped like a brick.

07/28/2014

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