Topic: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Ice island: Potentially in the path of this unstoppable giant from Greenland are oil platforms and shipping lanes — and any collision could do untold damage.
08/11/2010 02:07 pm
BP says it will stay for years, but some oil spill relief operations are winding down. The loss of BP jobs, along with the drilling moratorium, could mean tough times for the Gulf Coast.
08/09/2010 06:38 pm
In Pictures Space photos of the day 08/09
Louisiana residents are relieved that no more oil is spewing and that a 'bottom kill' to seal the well will begin soon. But they are also worried, about BP's commitment to a full cleanup and a report that most of the oil is gone.
08/07/2010 05:32 pm
The research projects are aimed at giving forecasters more tools for improving storm forecasts. The peak of the hurricane season is between now and the end of October.
08/05/2010 08:09 pm
For folks along the northern rim of the US, a second chance to see the northern lights will come when another solar outburst hits Earth Wednesday or Thursday.
08/04/2010 09:06 pm
Static kill: BPs efforts to plug the leak seem to have worked, but it's still too early to declare victory, officials say.
08/04/2010 06:32 pm
Plasma from the sun slammed into Earth's magnetic field Tuesday afternoon. Here's a look at what kind of northern lights show the collision will put on.
08/03/2010 09:32 pm
Gallery Dead zones
The Gulf oil spill drama is about to reach its climax: the killing of the Macondo well. But a setback Friday will delay the start of the operation until Tuesday – and shows that uncertainties still loom.
07/30/2010 06:13 pm