These Scientists Are Changing Soil at a Molecular Level to Withstand Earthquakes
Can bacteria help prevent one of Earth’s deadliest geologic disasters?
Hurricane Dorian Could Pose a Historic Threat to Kennedy Space Center
The forecast is still uncertain, but one possibility is a landfall right near the historic spaceport. NASA isn’t taking any chances.
NASA Made a Rare Flight Right Through a Thundercloud Formed by a Wildfire
Scientists conducted the most detailed reconnaissance of one of Earth's rarest atmospheric phenomena in a spectacular flight.
Old Sailor Logs Show How Frighteningly Fast the Arctic Is Losing Ice
Using records from early 20th century ships, researchers are peering into the Arctic’s past to understand the present.
The Bizarre Weather Science Behind Greenland’s Record Melting
Natural cycles can make Greenland more prone to melting. Climate change is tipping the scales.
Astronauts Are Growing Microbes in Space to Help Us Mine Asteroids
Scientists think that bacteria can help make space mining much easier.
Arctic Ice Is Crashing, and That’s Bad News For Everyone
'This fits in exactly with our expectations of long-term climate change.'
This New Telescope Lens Filter Will Help Astronomers Find Hidden Worlds
And it may help kickstart the hunt for a second Earth.
What Happens When We Upload Our Minds?
The technology to transfer our brains to computers is coming. But will our digital copies actually be us?
First-Ever Protein Maps Will Help Scientists Understand What Makes Cells Healthy
Visualizing our cellular ecosystem could be a major step forward for disease.
There's New Evidence for an Alternate Theory of the Origin of Life
How the building blocks of life helped build each other.
On Mars, a Brilliant Blue Aurora Colors the Night Sky
Mars may be a long way from home, but its aurora offers a touch of Earth.