An extreme heat wave with temperatures reaching 48 degrees Celsius (118 degrees Fahrenheit) has killed at least 1,118 people over the past week in India, where hot air, molten tarmac, dust storms are making life almost unbearable. See more >>
To remote sensing scientists, peering directly into the eye of a tropical storm is like hitting a hole in one. That’s exactly what NASA’s CloudSat satellite did on May 16th, completing a stunning overpass of Typhoon Dolphin. Read More >>
Most icebergs that make it far enough north to be a danger to shipping are sometimes many years old and at the end of their lives. Once in a while, however, a monster breaks free from the edge of Antarctica and drifts away.