No buildings have been damaged, but the mountain town of Markleeville remained on standby Wednesday for possible evacuations, according to the Bureau of Land Management. Several campgrounds have been evacuated, and two highways have been closed.
The moon can appear almost haunting when just a sliver clings above us here on Earth. But if we could watch the night sky above Saturn we would often be able to see several of the semi-dark orbs reminding us of our tiny place in the solar system.
A second strong solar storm this week is predicted to slam Earth Wednesday, causing fluctuations in the power grid and GPS while sparking bright auroras across the world.
Massive Solar Flare Reported, X-Ray Radiation Blacks Out Some Radio Communiction While Solar Storm Also Hits Earth
A sunspot erupted this afternoon creating a powerful solar flare bathing earth in electromagnetic radiation, and causing temporary disruptions in some radio communication, according to SpaceWeather.com, while a solar storm continues to rage.
Dads, get ready for almost 15 hours of sunlight on the longest day of the year this Sunday.
European scientists are celebrating after receiving a remarkable communication from space. The solar-powered Philae comet probe is sending signals back to earth after seven months of silence.
A three-person crew from the International Space Station landed safely in the steppes of Kazakhstan on Thursday after a longer-than-expected orbital stint.
NASA scientists are still baffled over exactly what’s causing Ceres, the largest body in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, to radiate mysterious bright spots from its cratered surface.
Skywatchers are in for a special celestial treat this month as Venus and Jupiter draw close together.
Two-and-a-half months after cosmonaut Alexey Leonov became the first human to walk in space, NASA astronaut Ed White floated out of his cramped Gemini 4 capsule 50 years ago Wednesday to become the first free-flying American in orbit.