Nicole Mortillaro is a senior web coordinator covering weather, science and the environment for Global News.
Nicole has worked as an editor and writer for more than 10 years. She is the author of seven books including Sun and Storms: Canadian Summer Weather and Saturn: Exploring the Mystery of the Ringed Planet. She is a trained CANWARN severe weather spotter as well as a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.
Did meteorologists make a major mistake when forecasting the blizzard that hit the northeastern U.S. and Maritimes? Or were they right? Continue reading →
The ‘Blizzard of 2015′ caused numerous flight delays and cancellations across the U.S. and online radar trackers are letting you see just how bad things are. Continue reading →
As asteroid 2004 BL86 buzzed Earth on Monday, astronomers turned their eyes and telescopes to the sky, hoping to learn more about the rock — and they did. Continue reading →
If the forecasts hold true, how will this blizzard compare to some of those that have struck New York City — and the northeastern U.S. — in the past? Continue reading →
Follow live as major cities across the eastern U.S. and Canada brace for a potentially historic snowstorm. Continue reading →
Sharks, alcohol, dwarf planets and more. These are your top five science stories of the week. Continue reading →
Earth is going to get buzzed by another asteroid next week, but don’t worry: there’s no threat to us. Continue reading →
Though the Patriots have been accused of purposefully under-inflating their balls in their 45-7 win against the Indianapolis Colts, accusations of cheating in sports isn’t something new. Continue reading →
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has moved the Doomsday Clock to three minutes to midnight, the first time it’s been that close since 1983. Continue reading →
What is the chemical that Christopher Phillips is alleged to have had in his possession? Continue reading →
Winter may be a time when you think it’s best to stay inside and stay nice and cozy, but if you do that, you’ll likely miss out on some cool winter weather phenomena. Continue reading →
Labrador is giving new meaning to Canada’s nickname “The Great White North.” Continue reading →
More information on the effects of space is needed. Mark and Scott Kelly are doing their part. Continue reading →
NASA’S Dawn spacecraft is on final approach to a world that humans have never seen in detail. And on Monday, NASA released a series of images as a taste of things to come. Continue reading →