Atmosphere

New Horizons captures Pluto's icy atmosphere (NASA)

NASA Discovers Eerie-Looking Veil Of Ice Haze Floating Over Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has given humanity a spectacular new look at Pluto, with each photo divulging fresh information about the mysterious icy world 4.67 billion miles away from Earth.

07/24/2015

Aurora on Mars

Mysterious Dust Cloud, ‘Christmas Lights’ Surrounding Mars Has NASA Scientists Puzzled

NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Spacecraft (MAVEN) has observed some spectacular atmospheric phenomena above the red planet. One of them has been billions of years in the making.

03/18/2015

Cloud Seeding Drones

Western Research Team Builds Drought-Fighting Drone To Seed Rainclouds

California communities suffering from extreme drought could soon get help from an unlikely place — unmanned aerial vehicles, a.k.a. drones.

12/21/2014

stardate

StarDate 11/12/14: Making Methane

There’s a problem with Titan, the largest moon of Saturn. There’s a fair amount of methane in its atmosphere and in its big lakes.

11/12/2014

NASA logo (AP)

NASA Sending Experimental Saucer Into Earth’s Atmosphere Above Kauai

Folks in Hawaii should see a flying saucer in the skies above Kauai Thursday morning. It’s a NASA project meant to eventually help land heavy objects on Mars. Up until now parachutes have been used.

06/03/2014

Atmosphere (credit: Last.FM)

Berkeley’s ‘Kickin’ Up Dust’ Concert Review

Live 105’s Vanessa Gil reviews the “Kickin’ Up Dust Tour” feat. Atmosphere, The Grouch and Eligh, Tribal Seeds & headliners Slightly Stoopid at the Greek Theater….

07/22/2013

'Rock The Bells' Lineup Unveiled For Mountain View Show

‘Rock The Bells’ Lineup Unveiled For Mountain View Show

The lineup for this year’s Rock the Bells has been announced. The three-city, including Mountain View, traveling hip hop event will mix the old and the new…

05/16/2012

Artist's rendering of the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite, or UARS, burning up as it re-enters earth's atmosphere. (NASA)

NASA Satellite Crashes To Earth, Visible From California Skies

A NASA satellite was visible in the skies over California as it entered the atmosphere, before crashing into Earth.

09/24/2011