Can a device given the somewhat baffling name of “PV peaker plant” begin to solve some of the nation’s most pressing climate-related energy problems?
SIDNEY, Iowa — It started like a joke: Jill Biden and two dozen rural voters walk into a bar.
Human rights law is expanding, slowly but surely, to protect people affected by rising seas, sinking shores and other effects from global climate change.
A battle is building in California over how to cut wildfire risk while preventing a repeat of last year’s electricity shut-offs that left millions of residents in the dark.
The European Union has taken up the mantle of global climate leadership. But it’s preparing to make its trading partners pay if they don’t do their part.
The forces generated by Sagittarius A* (Sgr A*), the supermassive black hole at the center of our own Milky Way, appear to have formed a new class of celestial objects. In results published in the journal Nature by researchers from…
Byrd received the prize from the American Astronomical Society, the largest organization of U.S. astronomers. The prizes are given for outstanding achievements in scientific research, education, scholarly writing, and service to the astronomical community.
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.