Tropical Storm Ian has rapidly intensified into a hurricane as he approaches the U.S, and a Florida forecaster warns that it could be the storm of a “lifetime.” On Monday (September 26), evacuation orders were issued for some military personnel and residents as Ian whipped 80-mph winds and drew closerread more

The recent heat wave that baked both Europe and North America also had a major impact on the world’s largest island: temperatures across Greenland spiked during the same time period, causing a major melt event that released 18 billion tons of water over a three-day period, enough to cover the entirety ofread more

     On April 20 the Sun unleashed a class X2.2 solar flare, the strongest seen yet in this cycle, and an eruption that illustrates the strength of solar cycle 25’s exceeding expert predictions. Although the resulting coronal mass ejection (CME) wasn’t aimed at Earth, such a solar storm couldread more