planet

star systems

Astronomers Peer at a Young Star System That Is Strikingly Similar to Our Own

DM Tau has its own asteroid belt, and may be developing its own versions of Earth and Neptune, too.
Becky Ferreira
3.17.19
environment

Most of the Mammals On Earth Are Cows Because We're Addicted to Meat

A new study of all the biomass on the planet found that 60 percent of all mammals are livestock.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.23.18
Photography

Here's Where All Your Plastic Ends Up

Photos of North Pacific albatross and their garbage-clogged insides.
Harriet Renn
5.2.18
Science

A Very High Percentage of Young People Aren't Sure the World Is Round

Which is pretty sad when contemplating the future of the planet, whatever ​shape you think its is.
Harry Cheadle
4.8.18
Premiere

Matty Took’s New Song is So Hot You Can Hear Cicadas

Listen to "42 Degrees", a track from the Dinosaur City Records Christmas compilation mixtape.
Noisey Staff
12.15.17
data visualization

The Planet "Breathes" Like We Do in This Stunning Map

A data visualization turns numbers into a gorgeous map of our planet's life cycle.
Beckett Mufson
5.24.17
nasa

NASA's Closer to Saturn Than Ever—Here Are Pics to Prove It

Check out the first images from the Cassini Spacecraft’s dive between Saturn’s rings.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.28.17
News

Meet One of the Teens Suing the Federal Government Over Global Warming

"For someone my age, climate change is a reality. It's a reality that's already having an impact on my life."
Mike Pearl
11.10.15
Michael

Michael Says 'No' to Drugs

In this new comic by Stephen Maurice Graham, instead of smoking pot at lunch with his peers, Michael chooses to escape the drudgery of office life by escaping into his imagination.
Stephen Graham
8.12.15
tech

Could 'Catios,' a.k.a. 'Cat Patios,' Prevent Cats from Destroying the Planet?

It might sound like something out of "Portlandia," but advocates say these enclosures can prevent cats from killing birds en masse.
Leah Sottile
8.12.15
the Earth Died Screaming Issue

Are Your Pets Contributing to Global Warming?

Want to reduce your carbon footprint? Replace your cat with a goldfish, or only raise pets that you plan to eat later on.
Robbie Parks
6.15.15
Film

Explore a Planet Made of Fungus, Stanley Kubrick-Style

Philip Klawitter's new short film 'Micro Infinito' takes Stanley Kubrick and Alfonso Cuarón's space cinematography to the microscopic realm.
Beckett Mufson
4.16.15
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