Trump Wants to Allow Seismic Oil Surveys in the Atlantic Ocean

Companies can now apply for permits to shoot underwater airguns that hurt ecosystems to assess offshore drilling potential.


NASA Successfully Landed Its Digging Robot on Mars

InSight is the first Mars mission to focus on the red planet’s interior, and will drill a hole five meters into its surface.


Listen to Seismic Waves from the Depths of the Earth

The Seismic Sound Lab turns data from seismometers, recording things like the Tōhoku earthquake, into a visual and auditory experience.