News tagged with northern hemisphere

What is a hurricane?

The Caribbean's worst storm in nearly a decade, Hurricane Matthew, has already killed at least nine people and was threatening the southeastern US on Wednesday.

dateOct 05, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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A naked eye nova erupts in Centaurus

If you live in the southern hemisphere, the southern sky constellation of Centaurus may look a little different to you tonight, as a bright nova has been identified in the region early this week.

dateDec 05, 2013 in Space Exploration
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The colour-changing comet

Rosetta's comet has been seen changing colour and brightness in front of the ESA orbiter's eyes, as the Sun's heat strips away the older surface to reveal fresher material.

dateApr 08, 2016 in Space Exploration
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