150K Nature Illustrations Spanning Hundreds of Years Are Now Free Online
Thanks to the Biodiversity Heritage Library, you can easily peruse rad nature drawings, Charles Darwin's personal library, and many other works in the public domain.
Mysterious Craters in the Seafloor Were Likely Formed by Garbage, Scientists Say
Scientists were investigating the cause of "pockmarks" on the seafloor when they made an unsettling discovery: thousands of mini-craters, apparently formed by garbage.
We're About to Cross 9 Critical Climate Tipping Points, Scientists Say
These tipping points are now "active," scientists warn, and the rapid melting of polar ice and the loss of critical habitats could trigger an irreversible “global tipping point.”
Scientists Discover Huge, Mysterious Radio Structures at the Heart of the Milky Way
"These enormous bubbles have until now been hidden by the glare of extremely bright radio emission from the center of the galaxy."
There’s No Evidence Fireworks Kill Baby Animals
Every Fourth of July, an internet rumor claims that panicked animal parents abandon their young after fireworks displays. There’s no evidence to back this up.