Our solar system’s “great divide,” the expanse that separates the terrestrial planets (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars) from the gas and ice giants (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune) may finally have an origin story. According to a study published in the journal…
Thinking of beefing up your stargazing optics? Now would be a good time. Given clear skies, all of the U.S. (except Alaska and Hawaii) can watch the red planet Mars disappear behind the moon – or reappear, or both – one month from today, on the morning of February 18, 2020.
Global temperatures will continue to rise over the next decade and will reach a critical milestone in the 2030s, two of the U.S. government’s leading climate scientists said yesterday.
Michael Bloomberg wants a do-over on buildings.
President Trump’s proposed changes to the National Environmental Policy Act open the door for more cursory reviews of planned projects like power plants, pipelines, and visitor centers at national parks. Here’s how three projects could be affected.
Buildings may one day be made using a strain of bacteria that creates a concrete-like material when combined with sand and nutrients
People in the United States could see tens of thousands of extra violent crimes every year — because of climate change alone. “Depending on how quickly temperatures rise, we could see two to three million more violent crimes between now…
(PLOS) Neandertals collected clam shells and volcanic rock from the beach and coastal waters of Italy during the Middle Paleolithic, according to a study published Jan. 15, 2020, in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Paola Villa of the University of Colorado and colleagues.