The space telescope has caught sight of a swirling vortex in the ice giant's southern hemisphere, marking the first confirmation of such a storm this century.
There have only been three emergency evacuations at the Amundsen-Scott station since 1999, and rescuers on this occasion had to brave the pitch dark and extreme cold of Antarctic winter.
President Obama signed a sweeping reform of the nation's chemical regulations system, issuing newfound authority to regulators to evaluate the toxicity of chemicals in almost every household product.
Some concerned bee advocates are converging on Washington, D.C., this week, as part of a plea for the government to do more to support declining bee populations. The bee die-in falls in the middle of #NationalPollinatorWeek.
Researchers say K2-33b, the youngest fully formed exoplanet ever detected, could offer valuable insights into how planets are formed.
Peake, who said in a press conference Tuesday that he'd 'go back to space in a heartbeat,' is involved in various initiatives to get kids interested in space.