The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.
Even Mother Nature appears to get in on the "Game of Thrones" action by spreading three low-pressure systems across the US that look like dragons.
Researchers are developing a "deep-sea computing network" that could bring Wi-Fi access underwater to better detect tsunamis, collect data, and monitor offshore activity.
NASA cracks the mystery of a large group of lights seen off the coast of Argentina, far from any town.
Park rangers say unmanned aerial vehicles have disturbed wildlife across the country's public lands and waterways, including the bighorn sheep of Zion, seals in Monterey Bay, and peregrine falcons in Yosemite.
New new supercomputers run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are set to predict weather around the world much more accurately.
The efforts of James Cameron, the first person to make a solo dive to the ocean's deepest spot, and those by Richard Branson are finally putting ocean exploration in the public eye.
Acidity in the Earth's oceans is increasing more rapidly than any time in the last 300 million years, leading to severe consequences for marine ecosystems.
Live in an area prone to tornadoes, flash floods, hurricanes, extreme wind, ice storms, and the like? Your smartphone can't change the extreme weather, but it can alert you to it.
Four Wave Gliders from Liquid Robotics launch from outside the Golden Gate Bridge. The goal? To go further than any other surface robots in history, and to show new ways of collecting massive amounts of oceanic data.