A heat wave melted 20% of an Antarctic island’s snow in only 9 days – USA TODAY

Snowpack on Eagle Island melted 4 inches in about a week. Such…

Earth’s Deepest River Conceals an Evolutionary Mystery – The New York Times

In 2007, fishermen living along the lower Congo, the deepest river on…

NASA picks moon catapults, lasers, electricity and other wild lunar projects for student contest – Space.com

NASA has awarded nearly $1 million to student teams looking to deploy…

Taraji P. Henson Honors Late NASA Pioneer Katherine Johnson – msnNOW

Hidden Figures star Taraji P. Henson has paid tribute to NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, who died…

Fresh out of stealth mode, Astra gearing up for orbital launch from Alaska – Spaceflight Now

Astra employees open the payload fairing last week on the company’s small…

Cloud seeding study validates ski industry staple – Vail Daily News

In winter 2017, the National Science Foundation, which sponsors NCAR, teamed up…

NASA just recreated Apollo 13’s Moon journey in stunning 4K – BGR

NASA’s Apollo 13 was one of the space agency’s most incredible missions…

Solar storms can mess with whales’ ability to navigate, cause strandings – CNET

A gray whale stranded on Ocean Beach in San Francisco in 2019. …

NASA’s InSight lander officially detects ‘marsquakes’ on Mars – The Verge

NASA’s InSight lander has detected hundreds of “marsquakes” on Mars, including about…

Venus and the Moon Will ‘Kiss’ in a Rare Celestial Show This Week — Here’s How to See It – Yahoo Entertainment

If you’ve got a clear sky on Thursday, February 27, take a…