Half a dozen seismic faults along the Nevada-California border — including two within 60 miles of Reno and one about 100 miles from Las Vegas — appear primed to unleash a moderate to major earthquake, according to a new study.
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A local nonprofit is connecting with health care providers and patients to provide the latest news on technological advances in Parkinson’s disease research.
Astronomical events largely go unnoticed in urban settings where artificial lighting dims views of night skies. But beyond the glare of city lights, Nevada’s open spaces offer wonderful views of some of the darkest skies in the country.
Residents can take in views of strong meteor shower activity late Friday night through early Saturday morning. The best times to catch the meteor shower are between 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. Saturday, College of Southern NevadaPlanetarium Manager Andrew Kerr said.
If you missed the Perseid meteor shower last night, don’t worry — photographers around the world captured the bursts of light crossing the sky.
The heavens will be bursting with shooting stars this week.
Contrary to popular belief, Nevada is actually home to a long list of impressive trees, including two champion specimens, both just outside Las Vegas.
The National Speleological Society is holding its annual convention in Nevada for the first time, drawing almost 1,000 cave enthusiasts to Ely.
Nestled next to coral reefs more than 60 feet underwater a few miles off the coastline of Key Largo, Florida, lies a habitat known as the only undersea research lab in the world.
Soaring over Jupiter’s poles, a NASA spacecraft arrived at the solar system’s largest planet on a mission to peek behind the cloud tops.