With Matthew now being considered a major Category 3 hurricane, some people are asking how a tropical storm’s wind intensity relates to its place on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Let’s take a quick look.
More evidence has been found that supports the growing belief that early humans, predating the Clovis people made it to the Americas over 14,000 years ago.
Five years from now, a private space plane will fly a two-week robotic mission in low-Earth orbit as part of a cooperative agreement between the Sierra Nevada Corp. and the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA).
Tropical Storm Matthew is gaining strength as its continues on its track west into the warm waters of the Caribbean. As of 8:00 p.m., Matthew was located about 90 miles west of St. Lucia and had slowed to about 15 mph.
A disturbance the National Hurricane Center has been tracking for the past several days was officially upgraded to Tropical Storm Matthew as of 11 a.m. today.
Despite the fact that September is usually the month with the lowest levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, this year may go down in the history books as being the first time September failed to register CO2 levels below the 400 ppm threshold.
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SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, speaking to a rapt audience at the 67th International Astronautical Congress today in Guadalajara, Mexico, finally told the world about his company’s long-anticipated plans to colonize Mars.
We are in for a treat, sort of, at the end of this month when a second new moon will rise. It’s a relatively rare lunar event and will take place Friday night with the rising of the “Black Moon.” The last time this occurred was in March 2014.