Triton

Neptune

Astronomers Officially Name the Newest Moon of Neptune

Hippocamp may have been forged by the fallout of an impact billions of years ago.
Becky Ferreira
2.20.19
Open Water

Nearly 4,700 Migrants Were Rescued Off Libya's Coast in a Single Day

One woman was found dead as the Italian coast guard and others staged 20 separate operations to rescue migrants stranded in the Mediterranean.
Atoosa Moinzadeh
9.20.15
videos

Life After Pluto: NASA Announces the Next Target for New Horizons

The spacecraft will be celebrating New Year’s Day 2019 with a (tiny) new planetary friend.
Becky Ferreira
8.31.15
Features

Why We Should Use This Jumping Robot to Explore Neptune

"It would be almost totally novel."
Becky Ferreira
8.28.15
News

A Brief Guide to EU Immigration Debate Jargon

what are people on about when they talk about "Triton"? What's a "Eurosur"? Why is Dublin making regulations governing anything?
Sophie Claasen and Aurora Orso
8.21.15
Open Water

1,800 Migrants Were Rescued From the Mediterranean Yesterday — Along With 14 Bodies

The crew of an Irish navy vessel found the bodies on a barge floating off the Libyan coast, and said the victims likely died from overcrowding and exhaustion.
VICE News
7.28.15
Europe

Rescuers in the Mediterranean Save 2,700 Migrants in 24 Hours

Vessels from Italy, Germany, and NGO Doctors Without Borders rescued migrants from 13 ships after a rescue HQ in Rome warned of three boats in distress.
Pierre-Louis Caron
7.16.15
Open Water

The Number of Migrants Trying to Reach Europe via Greece Has Surged by 500 Percent

The number of migrants and refugees crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey to Greece has reportedly increased dramatically due to the dangerous situation in Libya.
Pierre Longeray
6.4.15
Europe

UK Says Europe’s Plan to Resettle Migrants Will Push More People to Cross the Mediterranean

The European Commission unveiled new measures to deal with the migrant crisis, but the UK and others are pushing back against some parts of the plan.
Melodie Bouchaud
5.13.15
Europe

Europe Weighs Quota System and Crackdown on Smugglers in Response to Migrant Crisis

European leaders are pushing for a military plan to dismantle smuggling networks while also seeking a quota system that would ship migrants around the continent.
Matthieu Jublin
5.11.15
Europe

Italy May Have Found the Wreckage of the Boat From the Deadliest Migrant Disaster

The Italian navy discovered the wreckage 85 miles off the coast of Libya, but it remains to be seen whether a comprehensive death toll can be finally be established for the disaster.
Sally Hayden
5.8.15
Europe

Alleged Captain of Migrant Boat Disaster Appears in Court as Critics Call EU Leaders' Pledge 'Not Enough'

Alleged captain of a migrant boat crammed with hundreds of migrants faces possible charges of homicide and people-trafficking, while EU leaders announce measures to boost search-and-rescue operations
Jenna Corderoy
4.24.15
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