On June 18, 1983, NASA astronaut Sally Ride became America's first woman in space after she and four colleagues blasted off on the space shuttle Challenger for the STS-7 mission. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series.
As a giant complex of thunderstorms blew across Iowa and into Illinois and Missouri on June 14, the GOES-16 weather satellite was watching ? and mapping the crackling lightning discharges.The result is the video above, originally posted to the terrific GOES-16 Loop of the Day site. I found it so compelling that I wanted to share it here at ImaGeo.You're looking at a "mesoscale convective system" ? a group of thunderstorms that organize into a large complex. And this MCS is indeed ver
He is arguably the most famous ancient American baby: an infant First American whose partial remains were found 50 years ago on a Montana ranch. But while Anzick-1, as the child is known, changed our understanding of the human history of the Americas, critics have complained the dates around the burial are messy, and throw the significance of the site into question.Today, researchers announce the results of a second look at the dating discrepancy that's caused controversy over the famous