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/ Nov 19, 2017

Fireball lights up Arctic sky

A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was "the glow of 100 full moons" and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite. Finnish experts were scrambling to calculate its trajectory and find ...

/ Nov 19, 2017

NASA launches next-generation weather satellite

NASA on Saturday launched a next-generation satellite into space designed to monitor weather around the world and help improve forecasts. The satellite, called the Joint Polar Satellite System-1 (JPSS-1), is a joint venture between the U.S. space agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...

Rare cranes being introduced in Louisiana

/ Nov 16, 2017

Rare cranes being introduced in Louisiana

A dozen young whooping cranes from Wisconsin, Maryland, and Alberta, Canada, are being gradually introduced to the wild in a Louisiana refuge. The Audubon Species Survival Center's assistant curator, Richard Dunn, says Tuesday was a big day. He brought the rare, endangered birds to the ...