earth science

antarctica

Antarctica Is Losing Six Times As Much Ice Mass As It Was 40 Years Ago

"As the Antarctic ice sheet continues to melt away, we expect multi-meter sea level rise from Antarctica in the coming centuries."
Becky Ferreira
1.14.19
Vice News Tonight

Alaska's veterinary pathologists figure out why animals die

Alaska's go-to veterinary pathologist, Kathy Burek, shows how climate change might be affecting animals.
Jika Gonzalez
8.29.17
california greenin'

Here’s How California’s Bounce Back From Drought Looked From Space

Landsat satellites and airborne observatories monitored the state’s driest period in recorded history.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.17
synergetics

A 21st Century 'Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth'

The strange story of a decades-long quest to recreate Earth in miniature and why it’s integral to our future as a species on and off the planet.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.10.17
Scientific Art

Ethereal Mesh Sculptures Meld Earth Science and Alien Worlds

Sculptor Susan Austad mines natural phenomena to create work inspired by our changing planet.
Cailey Rizzo
3.5.17
nasa

Martian Science Vs. 'The Martian'

Is Martian science fiction making us ignorant of Mars science?
Lisa Messeri
10.1.15
nasa

NASA Is Fully Prepared to Watch the Oceans Swallow Earth

NASA already has numerous missions devoted to mapping sea level rise, and more on the way.
Becky Ferreira
8.27.15
Science

Scientists Have Finally Sampled the Most Abundant Material on Earth

It’s called bridgmanite, and it exists roughly 500 miles beneath wherever you are right now.
Jason Koebler
12.1.14
Motherboard Blog

Earth's Inner Core Might Be Weaker Than We Thought

A new model of the Earth with a weak inner core might explain the observations that have confounded scientists for years.
Amy Shira Teitel
10.16.13