Aurora photos from Thursdayâs geomagnetic storm
A geomagnetic storm produced aurora visible from even southern states on March 23, 2023. See some of our best aurora photos here.
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The moon occults Venus on March 24: See our photo gallery
Part of the world was treated to the sight of the moon occulting Venus on March 24, 2023. See beautiful photos as the moon occults Venus here.
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Meet the New Population-Control Movement – The Atlantic
Scolding regular people for contributing to climate change is out of fashion. But scolding people for making new people is, apparently, totally fine. Many climate activists say the worst thing an individual can do, from an emissions perspective, is have…
ESAâs JUICE mission will explore Jupiterâs icy moons
The JUICE mission is an ESA program that will journey to Jupiter and its icy moons, learning more about the habitability of these worlds.
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Noctilucent clouds on Mars spotted by Mars Perseverance
The Perseverance rover took this image of noctilucent clouds on Mars on March 18, 2023. These night-shining clouds also appear on Earth.
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The Secretive Dark Money Groups Behind The Natural Gas Bans
Last Tuesday, Rewiring America announced that it has hired Georgia politician Stacey Abrams to help the group “launch and scale a national awareness campaign and a network of large and small communities working to help Americans go electric.” In a press…
Vermont teens call on lawmakers to act on climate change and pass the Affordable Heat Act – VTDigger
Jenna Hirschman, an Essex High School junior and Youth Lobby activist, speaks in support of statewide climate legislation at the Statehouse in Montpelier on Friday, March 17, 2023. Photo by Natalie Williams/VTDigger As legislators scrambled to meet crossover deadlines for…
What is bioluminescence? Itâs a living light
Bioluminescence is living light. From plankton to jellyfish to fireflies, many creatures around the world can glow in the dark. Learn more here.
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Apple TV’s ‘Extrapolations’ and why it’s so hard to make shows about climate change – The Washington Post
In the second episode of Apple TV Plus’s new climate drama “Extrapolations,” a scientist sits in an underwater base, communicating with a humpback whale. The year is 2046 — all of the “Extrapolations” episodes are named after a year in…
Mount Everest climbers leave their germs behind
Researchers found microbes, including those from humans, within the death zone of Mount Everest. This has implications for our future in space.
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