Scientists Confirm Human Role in Climate Change

October 26, 2000
It's likely that greenhouse gasses have "contributed substantially to the observed warming over the last fifty years," says an international panel of climate scientists. They warn that temperatures could rise much more quickly than previously anticipated. Given the rapid warming... continued

Meteor Explanation Goes Down In Flames

October 20, 2000
On October 18, NASA issued an explanation of the strange lights that moved across the midwest around sunset on October 13. This explanation, based on calculations by satellite tracker Alan Pickup, was that the phenomenon was caused by the re-entry... continued

Midwest Meteors Explained

October 18, 2000
Early last Friday evening a spectacular array of lights crossed the midwestern sky over a five minute period. Their slow movement appeared to rule out meteors, and news media throughout the region were flooded with UFO reports. Earlier on Friday... continued

British Report Suggests Possible Asteroid Impact

October 17, 2000
Asteroid 1998 OX4 has been identified in a report by a British Near-Earth Object task force as possibly impacting the earth as early as 2014. This object, with a 200-meter diameter, would cause massive damage, depending on where it struck... continued

Scientists Warn of Runaway Ozone Depletion

October 17, 2000
One of the three British scientists who originally discovered the ozone hole over the Antarctic has announced that similar damage will soon take place in the Arctic. The reason for this is not that ozone-depleting gasses are still increasing in... continued

Midwest Meteors Light Up The Sky

October 14, 2000
Meteors proceeded across the midwestern sky on the night of October 13 from southwest to northwest. These meteors moved relatively slowly, and were reminiscent of a similar phenomenon observed and videotaped in Mexico a number of times in the 1990s.... continued

Bubba Returns to Phoenix

October 13, 2000
Click Here To Listen To The Live Feed The News 10/13/00: Bubba Returns to Phoenix text version The strange red UFO, a version of which appeared for many years over Gulf Breeze, Florida, has been appearing over Gilbert, Arizona near... continued

Meteor Yields Oldest Matter Ever Found

October 13, 2000
Last January a spectacular fireball crossed British Columbia, witnessed by more than seventy people. A week later Jim Brook found black bits of a meteorite while driving on ice-covered Taglish lake in far northern British Columbia. Brook carefully collected two... continued

Interplanetary Shock Wave Tonight–Possible Aurora

October 12, 2000
NASA's ACE spacecraft recorded an interplanetary shock wave heading toward Earth on October 12th at 2145 UT (5:45 pm EDT). Sky watchers should be on the alert for aurora between the times of local sunset on Oct. 12th and sunrise... continued

New Solar Storm on the Way

October 10, 2000
Early this morning magnetic fields around sunspot AR9182 became unstable. A nearby solar filament explosively collapsed and a coronal mass ejection is now heading toward Earth. There could be aurora and other geomagnetic disturbances later this week when the leading... continued