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Hurricane Florence packing a 'Mike Tyson punch', says top United States official

Despite South Carolina issuing an evacuation order for all coastal counties ahead of category-3 hurricane Florence , the state corrections department deci...


5 photos of Hurricane Florence

President Donald Trump - who was criticised for his response to the deadly Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico previous year -has said the White House is "abso...


Sheriff: Oregon Hiker Likely Killed By Cougar

Her body was found September 10 and a medical examiner ruled that her injuries were consistent with a cougar attack. The medical examiner's office determined th...


Hurricane Florence Is a 'No-Kidding Nightmare' in These New Astronaut Photos

With Hurricane Florence churning toward the East Coast, NASA released a stunning video and photos of the storm from space. "This is a no-kidding nightmare...


These maps shed light on Hurricane Florence’s new projected path

Forecasters are anxious about the surge from Hurricane Florence , which is expected to be a major storm when it pounds the Carolinas on Thursday and Friday . ...


High-definition video from space shows the extreme power of Hurricane Florence

The Space Station's Twitter feed also posted a "stark and sobering" video of Florence as seen from a high-definition camera. The eye of category 4 Hurricane ...


Space Station's view of Hurricane Florence looks eerily apocalyptic

The storm, which is poised to affect millions this week in the southeastern USA, is "expected to bring life-threatening storm surge and rainfall" to North Carol...


New map of Antarctica is the most detailed out of all continents

In a statement published on September 4, REMA project principal investigator Ian Howat , from Ohio State University , said that planet Mars had a better...


Airlines Waiving Change Fees Ahead of Hurricane Florence

In the Pacific, Hurricane Olivia triggered warnings for multiple Hawaiian islands. "As it hits near the coast, it begins to stall and slow down, and then it bec...


South Carolina Shuts Down and Evacuates as Hurricane Florence Expands

Speaking at a news conference, the official said the hurricane was expected to spread out into the Central Appalachian mountains, the Tennessee Valley, and so...


‘Staggering’ Hurricane Florence On Collision Course For Carolinas

Florence is still a Category 4 hurricane with winds up to 130 miles per hour. Duplin, Carteret and Jones counties are also under the Hurricane Watch . "It is...


Hurricane Florence Tracker: Warnings Sent Out for North, South Carolina

Hurricane watch zone is shaded in pink. The last Category 4 hurricane to plow directly into North Carolina was Hazel in 1954, a devastating storm that killed 1...


Artificial Intelligence Aiding the Search for Aliens

Theories range from highly magnetised neutron stars blasted by gas streams from a nearby supermassive black hole, to suggestions that the burst properties are...


Carolinas brace for the worst as monstrous Hurricane Florence nears

President Donald Trump declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia , opening the way for federal aid. More than 1.5 million people living ...


Storm Florence: State Of Emergency Declared As US Braces For ‘Monster Hurricane’

Heavy rain may extend as far inland as Charlotte, North Carolina's largest city, though the severity will depend on the storm's track, according to The Charl...


NASA’s Curiosity rover captures panoramic view of dusty Martian skies

In the study of Curiosity of the ridge Faith Rubin, two attempts to drill the rock and take samples of soil failed. Curiosity started using a new drill method e...


Hurricane Florence cancels IMG-St. John's national showdown

However, other steps, such as removing the shade cloth (essentially a tarp) used to give rhinos comfort on hot days, speak to the unusual nature of storm prep...


Trump Confident His Government Prepared for Hurricane Florence

The last time the USA capital declared a state of emergency was in January 2016 when a winter storm dubbed "Snowzilla" blanketed the capital region in knee-de...


Florence Moves Toward the Carolinas

Massive waves from the hurricane will make the rush of water even more risky and damaging, the National Hurricane Center warned. Florence doubled its wind s...


Expert warnings for Hurricane Florence

The NHC warned that hurricane force winds may extend 65 kilometers from the center and tropical-storm-force winds may reach 240 kilometers outward. Then come th...


Panovich: Florence will be Category 4 storm when it approaches southeast

The National Hurricane Center said Florence was expected to slam into the coast around North and SC as a Category 3 or 4 hurricane on Thursday or Friday. Sc...


NASA sees Hurricane Florence open an evil-looking eye

We have seen this unfold before, when out of a very quiet hurricane season develops a rapidly intensifying hurricane that barrels toward the mid-Atlantic U.S....


AI Detects More Mysterious Cosmic Radio Bursts

However, before extraterrestrial xenophiles get too excited about first contact with an alien species, the team were quick to point out they have not detected a...


Florence, Helene, Isaac, and more?

Even before the evacuation order, Dare County emergency officials warned that rough seas and strong rip currents already were creating unsafe conditions. "Today...


East Coast Warned Of "Major" Hurricane Florence

Tropical Storm Florence turned into a hurricane Sunday morning and swirled toward the USA for what forecasters said could be a direct hit on the Southeast tow...


Millions in U.S. prepare for potentially catastrophic Florence

SOUTHEASTERN N.C. - The National Weather Service has placed parts of New Hanover County under a coastal flood advisory through midnight. Hugo killed 49 people i...


Hurricane Florence Could Strike East Coast This Week; Carolinas, Virginia Declare Emergencies

And the impact won't just be along the coasts of SC and North Carolina, where the storm is expected to make landfall. The probably path of Hurricane Florence...


SpaceX to launch communications satellite Sunday night

Sunday's launch window will open at 11:28 p.m. ET. The first stage of the rocket was successfully landed aboard the drone ship " Of Course I Still Love You ...


California Sets Goal Of 100 Percent Renewable Electric Power By 2045

Read the full story here. California Governor Jerry Brown delivers his final state of the state address in Sacramento, California, U.S., January 25, 2018. SB ...


Midwest, mid-Atlantic still getting soaked from Gordon

While the heaviest rain will end before Monday evening, it will likely take several hours for the larger basins to crest. Hitchcock said the immediate Buffa...


Meteorologist's Reaction to Hurricane Florence: 'Wow'

East Coast, according to the NHC . The first effects were already being seen on barrier islands Monday as unsafe rip currents and seawater flowed over the st...


Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Poses Major Threat to Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

Dr. Rick Knabb, hurricane expert at The Weather Channel , tells NPR that it's important not to focus exclusively on the coast when it comes to Florence's ...


Floating boom will corral Pacific Ocean's plastic trash

San Francisco (USA) and Rotterdam (the Netherlands), September 8, 2018 - The Ocean Cleanup , the Dutch non-profit organization developing advanced technologie...


SpaceX rocket launches Canadian satellite into orbit

SpaceX has yet again nailed a droneship landing of one of its rockets in its 16th flight this year. At 10 a.m. EDT (14:00 GMT), Spacex engineers filled the two...


Isaac is 5th hurricane of 2018 Atlantic season

The current forecast track brings Florence on approach to the southeast USA coast on Thursday as a major and powerful hurricane . The storm was moving west at ...