Lawmakers Urged to Plan Ahead for Worsening Natural Disasters

State and local governments have been overwhelmed by the cost of natural disaster cleanup unfolding across the U.S. over the last two years. With climate change further intensifying storms, experts told lawmakers Tuesday the time is now to equip agencies with the funding they need to plan for the worst.

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Scientists Call Black Hole Image Tip of the Iceberg

Capturing an image of a black hole was considered impossible just a generation ago but an international collaboration produced that very impossibility last month. On Thursday, scientists told Congress they are ready to go even deeper into the reaches of the universe’s greatest cosmic mysteries.

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