In geopolitics, a deep understanding of geography and power allows you to do two things. First, it helps you …
geopolitic…
2016 was the hottest year in 137 years of record keeping and the third year in a row to take the number …
greenhous…
A group of researchers have just begun their eight-month-mission on Mars. Well, kind of. On Thursday, …
Mars
(CNN)On the surface, it seems like social media has the boundless potential to expand our world, connecting us to ideas and people we otherwise would never have found. However, a new study …
social media
The East Pacific Rise: Tectonic plates are driven by an additional force of heat drawn from …
tectonic plates
Nearly two years after its historic encounter with the dwarf planet Pluto, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is getting ready for its next big adventure in the icy outskirts of the solar system. …
Pluto
Saturn's icy moon Mimas highlights with shadows the vast size of Herschel Crater and its centerpiece Herschel peak. The image was captured by Cassini's narrow-angle camera on …
Herschel Crater
After successfully returning to flight on Jan. 14th, SpaceX will make its next launch from Cape Canaveral no earlier than Jan. 30th. With this mission from a new pad at Launch Complex 39A, …
SpaceX
The new technology used to make this discovery could one day allow scientists to image live activity in the brain. Just as aircraft flying at supersonic speeds create cone-shaped sonic …
sonic booms
With all this talk about human colonies on Mars, why not dream a little bigger? Dr. Stephen Kane and his team of researchers at San Francisco State University are looking about 14 lightyears …
Nearby Exoplanet
Here’s important news for green companies looking for funding: Conservation investors are hungry for investments that fit their interests. But they feel there aren’t enough that make the grade. At …
Conservation Startups
Many in the science community have expressed concern about the lack of science literacy demonstrated by the new Trump administration. A look at the administration's statements and …
science
On a rainy Inauguration Day morning, dozens of students, archivists, librarians, professors and …
UCLA scientists
January 22, 2017 —Before humans arrived in Australia, the continent was a very different place, full of dense forests and massive animals that roamed across the landmass. These megafauna …
Australian animals