What it takes to be a storm chaser

Do you want to be a storm chaser? Do think the thrill and the adrenaline of chasing a powerful storm is for you? Storm chaser Reed Timmer has some advice for people who are interested in entering this profession.

NASA’s next exoplanet-hunting satellite, TESS

The Kepler satellite, which has helped discover thousands of exoplanets since its launch in 2009, is nearing the end of its life. Next-in-line is TESS (Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite), which will search for distant worlds outside our solar system observing nearly the entire sky.

Remembering the deadly 2011 Super Outbreak

The end of April marks the anniversary of the 2011 Super Outbreak, one of the most devastating and deadly tornado outbreaks in US history. Between April 25 and 28, severe thunderstorms spawned tornadoes in over a dozen states in the eastern U.S. This video was shot by Reed Timmer, who was stormchasing at the time.