Friday's science stories


Sareen Habeshian
Updated Aug 5, 2022 - Science

3 people dead after lightning strike near White House

An image of the emergency scene near Lafeyette Park in D.C. after the lightning strike.
Photo: @dcfireems/Twitter
Miriam Kramer
Aug 5, 2022 - Science

A decade of Curiosity on Mars

Illustration of "ten" number candles on the surface of Mars.
Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios
Axios
Aug 4, 2022 - Science

Famed hippo Fiona gets a sibling

Atlantic hurricane season still looks unusually active, NOAA warns

Satellite view of Hurricane Laura making landfall in Louisiana at night on August 27, 2020.
Satellite view of Hurricane Laura making landfall in Louisiana at night on August 27, 2020. (NOAA/NASA Earth Observatory)

Australia passes landmark climate bill to cut emissions by 43% by 2030

Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese speaks during the Garma Festival at Gulkula on July 30, 2022 in East Arnhem, Australia.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese in northeast Arnhem Land in Australia's Northern Territory last week. Photo: Tamati Smith/Getty Images