Dust Storms

Still no word from Opportunity as massive Martian dust storm blows on

Things aren't looking good for the Opportunity Mars rover as the global dust storm socking the Red Planet looks set to continue into September. …

Tech Trends

The best thing about Samsung’s exciting new tablet might also be a fatal flaw

For a few weeks now, a steady stream of leaks reveal the new design coming to Samsung’s 2018 flagship tablet, as well as its specs sheet. That’s why …

Batteries

Sky Watch: Mars madness is finally here … but there’s a catch

It’s been building since early spring and culminates at the end of this month — the great Mars show of 2018.Earth and Mars are having their closest …

Astronomy

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<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>Released 14 July 2004<p>The atmosphere of Mars is a dynamic system. Water-ice clouds, fog, and hazes can make …

Imaging

These spacecraft are studying Mars dust

Raging, planet-wide dust storms – like the one going on now – happen only every 6 to 8 years on Mars. Here’s how NASA spacecraft are studying it, …

Storms

Thick Dust Clouds Spotted Near Martian Ice Cap

A thick cloud of dust moves over the surface of Mars near the planet's north polar ice cap in a stunning photograph.<p>This June, a massive dust storm …

Storms

Boats swamped at Lake Mohave; northwest Arizona, Las Vegas hit with heavy storms

Multiple boats have swamped at Lake Mohave and northwest Arizona and Las Vegas braced for heavy storms Saturday morning.<p>Reports to the National …

Weather

Dust storm rolls in on Mars

Forecast for Mars: dust! This smaller storm appeared on Mars in April, 2018, prior to the planet-wide storm happening now.<p>This April, 2018, image …

Storms

Gear Review: iForway PowerElf Portable Power Station

If you ever leave your house and spend time away, then this battery may be a good option for you. The PowerElf from iForway is sleek and compact but …

Gear & Gadgets

Dust storm sweeps into Las Vegas

A dust storm swept into the Las Vegas area Saturday, severely reducing visibility as forecasters warned that thunderstorms ...

Storms

Do You Know What to Do During a Dust Storm?

Massive dust storms, or haboobs, are a regular occurrence in Phoenix and other parts of Central Arizona during the summer monsoon. The Valley of the …

Storms

This Massive Dust Storm Could Engulf Mars for Months

A giant dust storm has covered Mars's entire surface and could last until September.<p>Every six to eight years, massive dust storms can envelop Mars’s whole surface. NASA’s Martian probes are currently watching one unfold over the Red Planet. Scientists saw a small-scale dust storm begin on May 30th, …

Space

The massive dust storm on Mars has completely changed how the planet looks

Remember that giant, planet-wide dust storm that sprung up on Mars in late May? Yeah, well, it’s still going on. Initially thought to be a pretty …

Storms

Rolling dust storm clouds on Mars featured in new ESA photo

This week, the European Space Agency shared a photograph of an ominous front of dust clouds rolling across Mar's Northern Hemisphere.

Storms

Planet-wide dust storm is currently enveloping Mars

Dust storms like this might provide hints about what happened to the Red Planet's water.<p>Here on Earth, we can have some pretty immense dust storms. …

Storms

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<b>Original Caption Released with Image:</b><p>Side-by-side movies shows how dust has enveloped the Red Planet, courtesy of the Mars Color Imager (MARCI) …

Mars Orbiter

Watch the Mars dust storm transform the entire planet

Wow. These are some sweet progress pics, Mars.<p>As the planet-encircling dust storm rages on, NASA have released "before and after" video footage of the planet which shows how completely different it looks, now that it's covered in a fine brown haze.<p>The stunning Mars glow up (I'm calling it a glow …

The Future

See dust clouds storm across Mars in startling image

People here on Earth have been following news of the global dust storm on Mars that's hobbled one NASA rover and created hazy skies around another.<p>The European Space Agency's orbiting Mars Express spacecraft caught an eye-opening look at dust clouds making their way across the planet prior to the …

The Future

Parade of Planets

This summer's night sky offers an embarassment of riches to skywatchers—with or without a telescope.<p>Mars reaches opposition on July 27, when Earth, …

Astronomy

Dust storm causing havoc for drought-stricken farmers in northern NSW

A dust storm in northern New South Wales is making already-tough farming conditions even worse for farmers.<p>Trina Redgwell and her husband Pete live …

Weather

Martian Rock Too Tough To Drill Into Stumps NASA’s Curiosity Rover

Dubbed 'Voyageurs' after a National Park in northern Minnesota, this Martian rock is 'the hardest yet observed in Gale Crater.'<p>While the massive dust …

National Parks

Mars Mobile

Mars Report: July 2018<p>A dust storm continues to envelop the Red Planet and Curiosity's labs are back in action. For information on all our Mars …

Storms

Meghan Markle And Prince Harry Plan U.S. Trip, With Visits To Obama Family

No plans to visit Donald and Melania Trump have yet have been disclosed.<p>Meghan Markle’s father has been kicking up a dust storm of controversy for …

Donald Trump

Saharan dust creates health hazard, hurricane hindrance

Image 1of/3<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Repeated weather advisories regarding Saharan dust have been issued this month.<p>Satellite models from NASA’s Earth Observatory …

San Francisco Bay Area

Mars To Appear Closer And Larger Than It Has In 15 Years

Support the news<p>Salem State University is hosting a viewing party Monday so stargazers can get a rare close-up look at Mars.<p>Physics professor Luke …

Astronomy

Dust storm closes I-10 near the Arizona-New Mexico border

PHOENIX (AP) — A section of Interstate 10 near the New Mexico-Arizona border has been closed in both directions due to a dust storm.<p>Arizona Department of Transportation officials announced the closure Sunday afternoon and say there's no immediate timetable for the highway's re-opening.<p>They say …

Weather

NASA accidentally burned evidence of life on Mars almost 50 years ago

We've known since Curiosity's expedition to Mars that the planet is home to complex organic molecules. Over the past few years, analysis provided by NASA's most recent rover have enabled us to confirm this.<p>What's special about the presence of these carbon-based compounds is that they're considered …

Dust Storms

Interstate 10 closed in New Mexico at state line

Interstate 10 is closed in both directions for a dust storm at the New Mexico state line, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation.<p>There …

New Mexico

This Time-Lapse Shows a Massive Dust Storm Sweeping Across Arizona

The 2018 monsoon season has arrived in the American Southwest, and on July 9th, photographer Jesse Watson drove out into the desert to capture some …

Time-lapse Photography

Epic Time-Lapse of a Monster Dust Storm

A huge dust storm, called a haboob, swept across southern Arizona Monday evening, engulfing Yuma and barreling across the landscape like a harbinger …

Weather