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NOAA satellites have been capturing imagery of the storms since they were developing in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. International Space Station cameras were also used to record Hurricane Irma.
Hurricane Irma appears strikingly large in a new video while Hurricane Jose strengthened to a Category 4 hurricane, and Hurricane Katia continues to grow as all three storms travel westward. See the latest view.
Once each year in the fall, Mercury moves into favorable position to be seen in the morning twilight sky; during this 10-day time frame, the so-called "elusive planet" is not so elusive to see.
Syfy's "Killjoys," which finished its third season on TV Sept. 1, has been renewed for a final two seasons of space-bounty-hunter action. "Dark Matter," which also just finished its third season, has been canceled after a cliff-hanger finale.
The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has officially approved 14 names for surface features on Pluto, including "Tombaugh Regio" for the dwarf planet's famous "heart" and "Sputnik Planitia" for the huge, nitrogen-ice plain that makes up the heart's l
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will get three times closer to its next flyby target than it got to Pluto back in July 2015, if all goes according to plan.
A series of solar flares blasted waves of radiation and solar plasma toward Earth this week, and the geomagnetic storms that could result have the potential to damage orbiting satellites and disrupt communications on Earth.
The one-week countdown has begun for the Cassini spacecraft's fatal plunge into Saturn's atmosphere, and the probe has a busy week ahead.
Learn how Earth’s moon formed, how its orbit affects Earth’s tides, why solar and lunar eclipses happen and the history of lunar exploration.
A newly discovered object may be the second-largest black hole in the Milky Way, weighing in at about 100,000 times the mass of the sun.
The huge asteroid that cruised past Earth last week in a record-breaking flyby has two moons, radar images reveal.
An amazing video shows powerful Hurricane Irma crackling with lightning as it churns its way toward Florida.
Sophisticated satellites are helping scientists monitor the volatility of Hurricanes Irma, Katia and Jose in the Atlantic basin.
Active Region 2673 blasted out yet another solar flare early this morning (Sept. 8), its sixth intense burst of high-energy radiation since Monday (Sept. 4).
Water may be bound to rocks across the moon's entire surface all day long, a new study finds.
The European Space Agency's ExoMars rover will survey, drill, and take pictures of areas where ancient microbes may have lived.
The Cassini spacecraft is set to pull off its final mission after 20 years in space, collecting data as it crashes into Saturn’s atmosphere. Read all about Cassini's "Grand Finale" and its Sept. 15 suicide plunge.
The fifth mystery mission of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane is now underway.
Three hurricanes are churning simultaneously in the Atlantic – a fairly rare occurrence that hasn't been since 2010.
Happy birthday, Syfy! The science-fiction network turns 25 this month, and it's kicking off a monthlong celebration with the release of a new podcast called "SYFY25: Origin Stories," hosted by Adam Savage of "MythBusters."