Doyle Rice, USA TODAY

Doyle Rice

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McLean, VA, United States

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Recent articles by Doyle:

What happens if a drone hits you in the head?

It turns out that small drones are safer near people than was thought. → Read More

New visualizations show worst-case scenario for sea levels by 2100

The U.S. Naval Academy, JFK Airport, the Jefferson Memorial and PreDonald Trump's Mar-A-Lago estate could all be underwater by 2100. → Read More

U.S. Postal Service announces solar eclipse stamp

Even the U.S. Postal Service is getting in on the nationwide solar eclipse craze. → Read More

U.S. drought reaches record low as rain reigns

Drought in the U.S. fell to a record low this week, with just 6.1% of the lower 48 states currently experiencing such dry conditions, federal officials announced Thursday. → Read More

Strange sky spectacle: An aurora named 'Steve'

The unusual aurora appears as a vertical purple streak of light in the night sky. → Read More

Crazy April weather on the way: Summerlike warmth East, snowy West

The final days of April will see a wild potpourri of weather across the nation. → Read More

There are 12 million penguins in Antarctica. This researcher says that's not nearly enough.

In the most comprehensive survey of Antarctic penguins ever, researchers have for the first time calculated the number of each of the five species of penguins in the frozen continent at the bottom of the world. → Read More

World Penguin Day: Penguin population in Antarctica is 12 million, report says

In the most comprehensive survey of Antarctic penguins ever, researchers have for the first time calculated the number of each of the five species of penguins in the frozen continent at the bottom of the world. → Read More

Brrrd count: Penguin population in Antarctica is 12 million, report says

If you've ever wondered how many penguins there are in Antarctica, now we know: There are 12 million of the famed flightless waddling birds down there. → Read More

Global warming blamed for record-breaking weather worldwide, scientists say

After an unusually intense heat wave, flood or drought, questions inevitably arise about whether human-caused climate change played a role. → Read More

Global warming blamed for record-breaking weather worldwide, scientists say

After an unusually intense heat wave, flood or drought, questions inevitably arise about whether human-caused climate change played a role. → Read More

Global warming blamed for record-breaking weather worldwide, scientists say

After an unusually intense heat wave, flood or drought, questions inevitably arise about whether human-caused climate change played a role. → Read More

Global warming blamed for record-breaking weather worldwide, scientists say

After an unusually intense heat wave, flood or drought, questions inevitably arise about whether human-caused climate change played a role. → Read More

Cassini spacecraft to make last flyby with Saturn's Titan on Saturday

Saturday may be Earth Day here, but for NASA's spacecraft Cassini, it will be Titan Day. → Read More

Look up! The Lyrid meteor shower peaks Friday night

Jonesing for a meteor shower? Friday night and early Saturday morning, the Lyrids, the first major meteor shower since January, will make an appearance in the night sky. → Read More

Look up! The Lyrid meteor shower peaks Friday night

The first major meteor shower since January will be making an appearance in the night sky. → Read More

Tropical Storm Arlene forms in Atlantic; it's no threat to land

Tropical Storm Arlene formed Thursday afternoon in the Atlantic Ocean, some 1,700 miles east of the U.S. East Coast and 815 miles west of the Azores. → Read More

Iceberg towers over Canadian town along 'iceberg alley'

Icebergs are common in the area, dubbed "iceberg alley." → Read More

1,000-mph winds, shock waves deadliest effects of asteroid strike

The end of the world wouldn't be pretty. → Read More

1,000-mph winds, shock waves deadliest effects of asteroid strike

Turns out, the end of the world wouldn't be pretty. → Read More