NASA Is Going to Test Drive an Alien-Hunting Robot in Antarctica
BRUIE, a submersible that drives upside-down under sea ice, may one day explore extraterrestrial seas on Europa or Enceladus for signs of life.
The Ocean Is Screwed If We Don’t Do Something Now, UN Report Says
Melting ice, sea level rise, ocean acidification, heat waves, and deadly storm surges are among the many threats outlined by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Pirates, Stowaways, Vigilantes: ‘The Outlaw Ocean’ Humanizes Crime on the High Seas
Reporter Ian Urbina spent years at sea reporting on maritime crime. His new book exposes the strange world that few on land ever experience.
We Finally Know Why Garfield Phones Washed Up on French Beaches for 30 Years
Since the 1980s hundreds of phones featuring the likeness of our favorite Monday-hatin’ cat washed up in France and no one knew why.