Ice Storms

Nature’s Cold Shoulder Freezing rain… sounds innocent enough, until it becomes a layer of ice, enveloping every single thing in a heavy, unwelcome embrace. (image credit: Joeo Paglione) (image courtesy: Rick Macomber (c)2007) Ice storms... Read More

First images of new worlds

Earth seems to have its first fuzzy photos of alien planets outside our solar system, images captured by two teams of astronomers. The pictures show four likely planets that appear as specks of white, nearly indecipherable except to the most eagle-eyed... Read More