It could rightly be called the most massive debate of the year: Physicists are locked in an argument over what happens if you fall into […]
Earthquake scientists on the West Coast would like to build a system that would give people a bit of warning before they get jolted with strong shaking from a distant quake.
Here’s a remarkable fact: For the past two decades, 10 percent of all the electricity consumed in the United States has come from Russian nuclear […]
A scientist whose observations of drowned polar bears raised alarms about climate change has received $100,000 to settle a whistle-blower complaint against an agency of […]
Governments around the world have agreed to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius. That would require an 80 percent reduction in energy sources like […]