Archive: 10/09/2017

Tampa Bay seen as most vulnerable to hurricane

With its white sand beaches, high-rise hotels and millions living near sea level, the metropolitan area of Tampa Bay is considered among the most likely places in the United States to be devastated by a massive hurricane.

dateSep 10, 2017 in Environment
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Hurricane Irma marches on major Florida cities

Hurricane Irma prowled toward the Florida mainland on Sunday, where anxious residents waited in dread to be "punched in the face" by the monster storm after it whipped the Keys island chain with fearsome wind gusts.

dateSep 10, 2017 in Environment
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Explosive birth of stars swells galactic cores

Astronomers found that active star formation upswells galaxies, like yeast helps bread rise. Using three powerful telescopes on the ground and in orbit, they observed galaxies from 11 billion years ago and found explosive ...

dateSep 10, 2017 in Astronomy
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