Maddie Stone

Science

These Scientists Are Changing Soil at a Molecular Level to Withstand Earthquakes

Can bacteria help prevent one of Earth’s deadliest geologic disasters?
Maddie Stone
4 days ago
Space

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.
Maddie Stone
8.29.19
Tech news

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.
Maddie Stone
8.16.19
Tech news

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.
Maddie Stone
8.13.19
climate change

The Bizarre Weather Science Behind Greenland’s Record Melting

Natural cycles can make Greenland more prone to melting. Climate change is tipping the scales.
Maddie Stone
8.7.19
Space

Astronauts Are Growing Microbes in Space to Help Us Mine Asteroids

Scientists think that bacteria can help make space mining much easier.
Maddie Stone
8.5.19
earth

Arctic Ice Is Crashing, and That’s Bad News For Everyone

'This fits in exactly with our expectations of long-term climate change.'
Maddie Stone
7.30.19
Technology

This New Telescope Lens Filter Will Help Astronomers Find Hidden Worlds

And it may help kickstart the hunt for a second Earth.
Maddie Stone
6.26.15
brains

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?
Maddie Stone
6.12.15
News

First-Ever Protein Maps Will Help Scientists Understand What Makes Cells Healthy

Visualizing our cellular ecosystem could be a major step forward for disease.
Maddie Stone
6.4.15
Science

There's New Evidence for an Alternate Theory of the Origin of Life

How the building blocks of life helped build each other.
Maddie Stone
6.3.15
News

​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.
Maddie Stone
5.28.15
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