Hurricane Zeta Arrives on the Gulf Coast

Hurricane Zeta Arrives on the Gulf Coast

It will be the fifth storm to hit Louisiana this year, and the eleventh to hit the continental United States.

Published Oct 29, 2020

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Molave Heads Toward Vietnam

Molave Heads Toward Vietnam

After getting pummeled by three deadly storms in October, Vietnam prepares for another one.

Published Oct 28, 2020

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East Troublesome Fire Spreads to the Rockies

East Troublesome Fire Spreads to the Rockies

The blaze grew 140,000 acres in 24 hours to become the second largest fire in Colorado history.

Published Oct 27, 2020

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Iran’s Rainbow Island

Iran’s Rainbow Island

A mix of uplifting salt and other sedimentary and metamorphic rocks make for colorful landscapes in the Persian Gulf.

Published Oct 26, 2020

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Snowy and Icy Peaks with Very Different Origins

Snowy and Icy Peaks with Very Different Origins

Researchers find that ice caps on the mountains of Pluto are made of methane, but develop through an opposite process from that on Earth.

Published Oct 25, 2020

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