National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration

Good night, night: Light pollution increasing around globe

The world's nights are getting alarmingly brighter — bad news for all sorts of creatures, humans included. A German-led team reported Wednesday that light pollution is threatening darkness almost everywhere. Satellite observations during five Octobers show Earth's artificially lit outdoor area grew Read more

Essential hurricane tracking jet failed 3 times in last 8 days

An essential hurricane tracking jet has repeatedly experienced technical issues, preventing it from completing crucial fact finding missions, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The information gathered by the gulfstream jet improves hurricane track forecasts by Read more