Cassini observes Saturn storm's explosive power

A monster storm that erupted on Saturn in late 2010 – as large as any storm ever observed on the ringed planet -- has already impressed researchers with its intensity and long-lived turbulence.

FCC slams Verizon over loss of 911 during storm

The FCC is attempting to strengthen the reliability and resiliency of the US' 911 networks, after concluding that Verizon was responsible for the service outages last summer triggered by a major storm.

Mega-storm churns up Saturn

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has been watching the aftermath of the largest and hottest stratospheric vortex ever detected in our solar system.

Blue lightning spotted in Saturn storm

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has spotted lightning on Saturn in broad daylight, as part of a massive storm last year.

Astronomers observe biggest storm ever seen

Astronomers say they've observed extreme brightness changes on a nearby brown dwarf that could indicate a storm more dramatic than any ever before seen on a planet.

Cassini monitors biggest-ever Saturn storm

NASA scientists have captured both the sight and sounds of a storm on Saturn that covers eight times the surface area of Earth.

California at risk of super-storm

California has a good chance of experiencing the sort of 'super-storm' usually seen only in disaster movies, according to the US Geological Survey.

Supersonic winds observed on exoplanet

Astronomers have for the first time observed a massive storm on a planet outside our solar system.

Astronomers get a closer look at Jupiter's Great Red Spot

New thermal images from ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) are allowing astronomers to take a detailed look at the solar system's largest storm.

Skype to arrive on Verizon smartphones in March

Verizon has confirmed that Skype will arrive on a number of its 3G smartphones in March.